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    Default Help identify this snake

    Found this little guy in the garage this morning. Very gentle and relaxed. Did not mind me relocating it outside in the field. What snake is it? Click image for larger version. 

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    Looks like a juvenile Brown House Snake


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    Brown house snake, totally harmless, has no venom as it is a constrictor. Takes care of rodents. Can be a bit of a scary one as it often feigns biting, worst it can do is a painful nip.
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    Quite a dark brown house snake, beautiful! Completely harmless.
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    Yes, just received reply from friend that deals with snakes, brown house snake, harmless.

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    The stripes on the side of the head at eye level are the definitive markings for a Brown House Snake

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    Thanks guys. We often get snakes as its on a plot. But haven't seen one like this before.
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    Good snakes to have around
    Quote Originally Posted by Kennyg View Post
    Thanks guys. We often get snakes as its on a plot. But haven't seen one like this before.

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