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    jgjh151's Avatar
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    May 2012
    Glenville, NY

    New visitor

    Found this little guy in the pool today after a storm. Any idea what type snake it is?



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    Hartland, MI

    Re: New visitor

    Looks like it might be a king snake.

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    Re: New visitor

    long shot guess---havent seen many in years----- common water snake,, ie natrix(spelling) check it on a search
    21000 Gallons I/G,,Vinyl,, 1.5 H.P. Hayward Pump,, Hayward Sand Filter S244T.. Liquidator.

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    Labelle, TX

    Re: New visitor

    Hard to see on my phone but yes it looks to be a king snake/ corn snake. Scoop him out and send him on his way.
    17500 gallon Doughboy AGP, Hayward DE filter, waiting for the 1.5hp DB pump to go out.
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    SW PA

    Re: New visitor

    A dead one!
    I'd bet you my bikini you'll never get TFP water from a pool store!

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    SWSuburban Chicago, IL

    Re: New visitor

    Quote Originally Posted by Casey
    A dead one!
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    Midland TX

    Re: New visitor

    Hopefully you didn't kill it, he's a good one. Corn Snake.
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