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EASTERN HOG-NOSE SNAKE
Heterodon platirhinos

Eastern Hognose Snake - Heterodon platirhinos Heterodon platirhinos  from  Bexar County, Texas  displaying
neck-spreading defensive behavior           Photo by Charles Campa
Eastern Hognose Snake - Heterodon platirhinos
Heterodon platirhinos  from  Brazos County, Texas displaying
 neck-spreading defensive behavior                Photo by Inna Kriger



  Distribution:    In our region, this species occurs
  throughout the eastern half of Texas.

  Legal Status:    This species has no protected
  status in our region.




Eastern Hognose Snake - Heterodon platirhinos
Heterodon platirhinos from Harris Co., Tx.Photo by Rocio Church

Eastern Hognose Snake - Heterodon platirhinos Heterodon platirhinos  from Hood County,  Texas  displaying
neck-spreading defensive behavior                 Photo by Mark Pyle
Eastern Hognose Snake - Heterodon platirhinos
A large (42 in.) Heterodon platirhinos  from Hood Co.,  Texas                                                                          Photo by Mark Pyle
Red Phase Eastern Hognose Snake - Heterodon platirhinos Close-up of an  exceptional "red phase" Heterodon platirhinos
from Williamson County, Texas                     Photo by Chris Esau

Eastern Hognose Snake - Heterodon platirhinos Gaping Heterodon platirhinos from Kendall Co., Tx. showing
one of its rear fangs                               Photo by Saunders Drukker

Eastern Hognose Snake - Heterodon platirhinos Heterodon platirhinos from Motley Co.,Tx. Photo by B. Stupavsky



Eastern Hognose Snake - Heterodon platirhinos A"red phase"Heterodon platirhinos from Brazos County,Texas
                                                                                   Photo by Toby Hibbitts






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