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water snake

n.
1. Any of various North American colubrid snakes of the genus Nerodia, living in or frequenting freshwater streams and ponds.
2. Any of various aquatic or semiaquatic snakes.
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Unfortunately, a large area of up to 50,000 km 2 in northwestern Pakistan, next to the currently known range limits of and between both water snake species, exhibit plenty of suitable habitats but lack any vouchered species identification to this day.
The least frequently encountered species was the northern water snake (Nerodia sipedon; n = 1, 0.4%).
Both the water snake and the bass feed on frogs, but while the bass eats an array of other foods, the water snake does not.
Northern water snakes give birth in August through early October.
On water snakes, they're the opposite--fattest along the snake's center and narrow at the sides.
Water snakes down the 72-year-old rock chimney and drips on the floor.
Color pattern variation in Lake Erie water snakes: prediction and measurement of natural selection.
Dive Characteristics of Foraging Northern Water Snakes, Nerodia sipedon sipedon, in Northern Lake Michigan.
DARING Darren Day proved himself a real-life Indiana Jones by fending off water snakes in the show's swamp challenge - but came off second-best to a leech.
We swam in a lake (despite spotting water snakes), washed in the river and sat around a campfire singing songs and drinking beer.
The cage floor should be kept dry, even for water snakes, but water should be available in a shallow pan.