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What are the most common snakes in Tennessee?

July 2nd, 2011 · 5 Comments · snakes

During my research on Timber Rattlesnakes I ran across an article stating that the copperhead is the most common species of snake in the southeastern United States. While within the realm of possibility, it’s completely at odds with my own personal experience as an amateur herpetologist. I became fascinated with reptiles of all kinds (especially […]

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The most popular posts on this Nashville hiking blog

April 8th, 2011 · 3 Comments · blogging

Earlier this week I installed a new WordPress plugin called Jetpack. Among the many features of Jetpack (listed below) is providing simple web traffic statistics; for instance, Jetpack shows how many people visit this blog each day, the Google search terms used to find this blog, other web sites and blogs that link to this […]

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Video – Large Gray Rat Snake at Radnor Lake

April 4th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Radnor Lake, Reptiles, snakes

This is one of three videos of a large gray rat snake photographed at Radnor Lake on June 3, 2008. This prime specimen – one of the largest rat snakes I have ever seen anywhere – was found crossing the trail at Radnor Lake somewhere between the lake and Ganier Ridge. The original post describing […]

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Gray Rat Snake: Prime specimen at Radnor Lake

June 4th, 2008 · 21 Comments · Radnor Lake, Reptiles, snakes

Events from the momentous hike on Tuesday, June 3, 2008 (NOTE: For more numerous and larger photographs of a very large gray rat snake at Radnor Lake, please see related post, Another Large Gray Rat Snake at Radnor Lake.) An excellent Gray Rat Snake photo gallery: Hiking Nature at Radnor Lake After proceeding up the […]

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