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Herps of Illinois

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Fox Snake

Elaphe vulpina

Illinois Natural History
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These male Fox Snakes wrestling in combat were hanging in the roots of a tree which had been blown over. They intertwined and tried to topple each other; the photo on the right was taken immediately after a throw