Good sized Northern Water Snake this May 2008
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I saw him along the North Fork banks on a cool morning. He is not very aggressive like they can be because her is real cold. These snakes arebeneficialand should not be harmed or teased in any way. The are falsely accused of being poisonous moccasins but are harmless. Also pictured (on top) is a pretty large one from 2006 up river near Blue Springs.