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A complete listing of all 33 known snakes species in Kentucky and surrounding regions
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Kirtland's Snake

Kirtland's Snake
Species Name:
Clonophis kirtlandii
Not venomous

Common Name:
Kirtland's Snake

Species Name:
Clonophis kirtlandii


KSNPC status is: Threatened


Look for reddish belly with a prominent row of dark spots on each side.


Wetland snake that can be found in backyards in Louisville. Usually found along Ohio River wetland habitats. Eats earthworms & slugs.

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