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LINED SNAKE

 

 

Picture of a lined snake

 

 

Area where lined snake is found in South Dakota

 

 

 

 

Characteristics:

* Gray or brown in color

* Pale body stripes-one down the middle of back and one along each side

* Double row of black half-moons on the white or yellowish belly

* Keeled scales

* Nonvenomous

* Diet: earthworms and small insects

* Habitat: open prairie hillsides and rocky,
woodland areas

* Distribution: extreme southeastern South Dakota