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Reptile    Species Name:
Pituophis catenifer Blainville

Common Name:
bull snake, gopher snake

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Pelican Island, Iowa   August 5, 1804

Journal Entries:

Capt. Lewis, August 5, 1804--Killed a serpent on the bank of the river adjoining a large prarie.

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