Smooth Earth Snake Animal Pictures

Virginia valeriae

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Smooth earth snake macro portrait on moss

Smooth earth snake
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Smooth earth snakes are often mistaken for other small snakes like ring-necked snakes and De Kay's snakes.

Tiny smooth earth snake

Smooth Earthsnake
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These small, fossorial snakes are part of the insect-control crew and keep the population of snails, slugs, and earthworms from exploding.

Smooth Earth Snake, Virginia valeriae

Smooth Earth Snake
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