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Quiz: What's your garter snake IQ?

(Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock)

When people see a snake in the grass or anywhere along their adventures, garter snake is often the first thing to come to mind. But with almost 40 kinds of snakes living in Illinois, they can't all be garter snakes.

What makes this snake the first one to come to mind? Are they ordinary or extraordinary? Or maybe a little of both?

Test your knowledge of these slithering serpents. You might want to study up ahead of time with the help of our creature feature.

Note: If on a mobile device, click here to take the quiz.

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