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Snakes

Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Genus: Pituophis
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Young gopher snake

Pacific gopher snake
Pituophis catenifer catenifer

Etymology: Pituophis - Greek: Pitys - pine, ophios - serpent
Catenifer - chain bearing

Gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer catenifer)
Año Nuevo
2011

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The Stanford Dish

On the road again.

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Gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer catenifer)
Stanford Dish

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I just can't wait to get on the road again.

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Gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer catenifer)
Stanford Dish

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I got forked at the dish

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Gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer catenifer)
Stanford Dish

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Touching the snake

bioblitz2015

Gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer catenifer)
Lake Lagunita
Stanford Bioblitz 2015
April 18, 2015

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byxbee park

Gopher snake
Byxbee Park
November 25, 2017
Walk with Mattias Lanas and Tonya Fingerhut
Canon 7Dmark2

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Up close personal

byxbee park

Gopher snake
Byxbee Park
November 25, 2017
Walk with Mattias Lanas and Tonya Fingerhut
Canon 7Dmark2

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byxbee park

Gopher snake
Byxbee Park
November 25, 2017
Walk with Mattias Lanas and Tonya Fingerhut
Canon rebel T5i

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byxbee park

Gopher snake
Byxbee Park
November 25, 2017
Walk with Mattias Lanas and Tonya Fingerhut
Olympus Tough TG5

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byxbee park

Gopher snake
Byxbee Park
November 25, 2017
Walk with Mattias Lanas and Tonya Fingerhut
Canon rebel T5i

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Side

byxbee park

Gopher snake
Byxbee Park
November 25, 2017
Walk with Mattias Lanas and Tonya Fingerhut
Canon rebel T5i

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Belly

byxbee park

Gopher snake
Byxbee Park
November 25, 2017
Walk with Mattias Lanas and Tonya Fingerhut
Canon rebel T5i

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Bob and snake

byxbee park

Gopher snake
Byxbee Park
November 25, 2017
Walk with Mattias Lanas and Tonya Fingerhut
Olympus Tough TG5

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modified: December 1, 2017
created: December 1, 2017 (from snakes)
Contact: siegelr@stanford.edu
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