common garter snake

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Synonyms for common garter snake

a garter snake that is widespread in North America

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Predators of nests of eastern meadowlarks include fox snakes (Elaphne vulpina), eastern garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis), northern water snakes (Nerodia sipedon), bullsnakes (Pituophis catenifer), common grackles (Quiscalus quiscula), corvids, Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana), American badgers (Taxidea taxus), raccoons (Procyon lotor), striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis), foxes, coyotes (Canis latrans), domestic cats (Felis catus), and domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris; Bent, 1958; Lanyon, 1995; Granfors et al.
Prior research has shown realistic eyes elicit the most anti-predator striking responses in neonate eastern garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis).
There were 84 brown snakes (Storeia dekayi dekayi), 84 eastern garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis), one milk snake (Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum), five eastern plains garters, two eastern massasauga, three Kirtland's snakes, 13 northern water snakes (Nerodia sipedon sipedon), and seven redbelly snakes (Storeia occipitomaculata).
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