Snake from the USA in Belgium

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Peter Engelen
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Snake from the USA in Belgium

Post by Peter Engelen » June 29th, 2015, 6:27 am

We found this snake near a Belgian airport. It was in a Cargo from the USA. Does anyone know which species this is?

https://picasaweb.google.com/1083497974 ... 8686749042


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Kind regards,


peter

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Paul Freed
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Re: Snake from the USA in Belgium

Post by Paul Freed » June 29th, 2015, 7:37 am

Peter,
When you click on the attached website it says: "Sorry that page was not found" . Can you try sending another photo?
-Paul

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Jeroen Speybroeck
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Re: Snake from the USA in Belgium

Post by Jeroen Speybroeck » June 29th, 2015, 8:30 am

Maybe you need to change the settings of the Picasa folder to public viewing instead of private?

Peter Engelen
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Re: Snake from the USA in Belgium

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Re: Snake from the USA in Belgium

Post by herpseeker1978 » June 29th, 2015, 1:52 pm

brown snake, harmless

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Re: Snake from the USA in Belgium

Post by SurfinHerp » June 29th, 2015, 3:06 pm

Looks like a brown snake to me too.

Scientific name Storeria dekayi.

They are extremely deadly! (to earthworms, slugs, and other small invertebrates)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storeria_dekayi

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Re: Snake from the USA in Belgium

Post by Peter Engelen » June 29th, 2015, 9:43 pm

Thanks for the determination.

Peter

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Re: Snake from the USA in Belgium

Post by Chris Smith » July 3rd, 2015, 10:20 am

Be sure to add to the http://www.HerpMapper.org database Peter.

Cheers,
Chris

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