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Reptile    Species Name:
Thamnophis spp.

Common Name:
garter snake


Three Forks, Montana
Near Townsend
  July 24, 1805


Journal Entries:

Capt. Lewis, July 24, 1805--we observed a great number of snakes about the water of a brown uniform colour, some black, and others speckled ...  more>>

References Baird, Spencer F. and Charles Girard, "Reptiles" in Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake, Utah, Howard Stansbury, Ed., Lippincott, Grambo & Co., Philadelphia, 1852

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