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Quiz: Are You A Water Snake Expert?




(Photo courtesy of Pam Ridgley)

Can you tell one slithering snake from another? Northern water snakes are most often seen in water, but there's much more to them than that.

See how much you know about these creatures on this quiz. Feel free 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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