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Texas Patch-nosed Snake - Salvadora grahamiae lineata

Schmidt, 1940
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Texas Patch-nosed Snake Texas Patch-nosed Snake Texas Patch-nosed Snake
  Adult, Hidalgo County, Texas  
Texas Patch-nosed Snake Texas Patch-nosed Snake  
Adult, Hidalgo County, Texas
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Texas Patch-nosed Snake eating Texas Spotted Whiptail Texas Patch-nosed Snake eating Texas Spotted Whiptail Texas Patch-nosed Snake eating Texas Spotted Whiptail
A Texas Patch-nosed Snake captures a Texas Spotted Whiptail, biting its tail and wrapping its body around the lizard's body to suffocate it. The snake dragged the lizard away before the observer could tell if it successfully killed and ate the lizard.
Central Texas, © Denise Kocek.

Habitat
  Texas Patch-nosed Snake habitat  
  Habitat, Hidalgo County, Texas  



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