eastern indigo snake

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Noun1.eastern indigo snake - a variety of indigo snakeeastern indigo snake - a variety of indigo snake    
Drymarchon corais, gopher snake, indigo snake - large dark-blue nonvenomous snake that invades burrows; found in southern North America and Mexico
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After wearing a six-foot-long eastern indigo snake around his neck, Highland Park resident Adam Nemirow placed it on the neck of his 7-year-old daughter, Rebekah.
Listed species such as the endangered reticulated flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma bishopi), Mississippi gopher frog (Rana capito), and eastern indigo snake (Drymarchon corais couperi), as well as keystone species like the gopher tortoise, depend on this ecosystem.
More than 400 animal species are known to use gopher tortoise burrows, including the federally endangered Eastern indigo snake.
The eastern indigo snake project began in 1998 after an anonymous donor pledged money for a three-year study.
Many of these species, such as the Indiana gray bat, gopher tortoise, and Eastern indigo snake, are listed as threatened, endangered, or sensitive.

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