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Gopher Snake

Maricopa County Snake - Nonvenomous

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If you have taken a photo of a snake in Maricopa County (Greater Phoenix area) and you'd like to submit the picture to this photo gallery, here's how you do it.
Gopher Snake

Gopher snakes are not unusual visitors to this home near Power and Thomas Roads in Mesa. From the photographer: "The neighbor helped us contain it while being moved to a safer spot, away from our home."

© Kim Potts, used with permission.

A Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of Maricopa County will help you to learn more about and identify snakes that are found in central Arizona.

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