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That is a Rough Earth Snake, not a Flathead....
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Posted by chrish on March 19, 2003 at 11:24:24:
In Reply to: T.s. Annectens part 2 posted by etexguy on March 18, 2003 at 13:52:16:
Flatheads are very uncommon in eastern Texas whereas Rough Earths can be downright abundant (depending where in ETX you are).
The shape of the head is right for a rough earth. The Rough Earth should have a whitish underside as well - here is a rather poor pic of one from College Station...
Flatheaded snakes have a much more rounded snout and almost always have a bright pink belly -