Can anyone ID this guy?
Looks like a milk snake .
one you'll probably want to stay away from, lol. looks like a (northern) copperhead to me, but i'd have to see the head and tail. could be a milk snake
edit: nah, probably a milk snake. too smooth, long, and markings are too dark. eastern?
Were the scales ridged or smooth? The area your in usually only has 2 dangerous snakes; rattlesnakes and copperheads. It doesn’t look like a copperhead to me, though.
Looks like a King snake.
I still say milk snake because of this ;
The milk snake’s “saddles” are bordered in black and are widest across the back. The copperhead’s saddles, on the other hand, are most narrow on the back and wider on the sides. They have an hourglass shape.
Taken from ; https://www.farmanddairy.com/columns/copperhead-or-milk-snake-or-rat-snake/74296.html
They can be mean and are a solitary snake except when breeding , reaching 4 feet pretty easy .
Got an ID from a trusted source. Most likely a copper head. Can't confirm without a better shot of the head.
It's a big milksnake, I just caught one a similar size in my backyard a few weeks ago. I was so excited! He was a nutty brown though post-molt. Pre-shed they are more grey like when they are babies. Milks have that chunky colorblocking, copperheads have more of a leafy feel.
This is my little yearling Indy for comparison. He got roughed up by the snake-fearing people who found him, so he ended up staying. (I have my state permit so I can keep him.)
Yea I was comparing the picture to a copper head and a milk snake and it does look more like a milk snake to me.
While the Copperhead is found in New York, it is pretty much limited to the extreme southern portion of that state, and is quite uncommon as this is the extreme northern edge of their range. Subject appears to me to be a Milk Snake or one of its close relatives.
A copperhead will have slanted pupil and a milkshake will have round ones
Yup it's not a copper head.
Agree I think its a milk snake.
What about if they're wearing sunglasses and you can't see the pupils? Probably still dangerous, huh?
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