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Herpetologist Caroline Seitz with holds an eastern garter snake in Dyke Marsh. She advises people not to handle snakes.

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Snakes — Misunderstood and Mistreated All Too Often

Working diligently in her home office recently, Anita Drummond was jolted from her project when she spotted an eastern rat snake slithering down a nearby tree and through the leaf litter in her Tauxemont backyard.


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