Hognose Snake

Heterodon Platirhinos – Eastern Hognose Snake

The eastern hognose snake is a harmless medium-sized snake found in the Central and Eastern United States. The snake has a hog-shaped snout and a broad and flat neck. Its coloration and patterns can be extremely variable ranging from completely black specimen to colorfully patterned individuals. Description The hognose snake got its common name from […]

Heterodon Nasicus – Western Hognose Snake

The western hognose snake, Heterodon nascius, is a harmless snake that can be found throughout the Central United States as well as Canada and Mexico. The appearance and behavior of this relatively small and brown snake is adapted to the venomous rattlesnakes found in the same gepgraphic range. This mimickry intimidates and scares off potential […]

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