red-bellied snake

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: snake - harmless woodland snake of southeastern United States
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
genus Storeria, Storeria - a genus of Colubridae
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(15.) Patitucci SA and Parmley D: Storeria occipitomaculata (Red-bellied Snake).
The smallest of New York's snakes, a newborn red-bellied snake often measures less than three inches long and is only the diameter of a pencil lead.
We encountered a rare raven, met a red-bellied snake, tasted some sassafras twigs (the original source of root beer), and had close encounters with salamanders (a favorite of the kids on the trip).