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DeKay's Brownsnake Storeria dekayi

DeKay's Brownsnake Storeria dekayi

Serpentes > Serpentes > Colubridae

A short brown to gray snake with a fine line along the center bordered by black spots, native to Quebec, feeding on worms, snails and slugs.

Smaller than other snakes like Common Garter snake, brown-grey with black spots.

I spotted this species only once at the left entrance to Park Pointe aux Prairies in spring. DeKay's brownsnake is on IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Parc Nature Pointe aux Prairies2019-05-06