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Have you seen snakes in Newfoundland and Labrador?


A resident of St. John’s recently spotted snakes at Cochrane Pond in the Goulds area of the city.

Jeff Wells posted a photo on his Facebook page, which has also been shared on the tourist information Facebook page, Newfoundland, with the question, “What kind of snake is this?”

While snakes are common in other Atlantic provinces, they have never been native to Newfoundland and Labrador.

We welcome anyone with information about snakes in the province or what species have been spotted to comment on this article.

Related links:

https://www.facebook.com/jeff.wells.39948?fref=ts

https://www.facebook.com/Newfoundland-137335507413/?pnref=story

There have been sightings of garter snakes on Newfoundland's west coast in the past several years.

Telegram managing editor Steve Bartlett wrote a column about them in 2012.

Related link: Province appears snake bitten

The Western Star also reported on snakes on the west coast in 2010.

Related story: Western Newfoundland may be new habitat for garter snakes: wildlife biologist

 

 

Jeff Wells posted a photo on his Facebook page, which has also been shared on the tourist information Facebook page, Newfoundland, with the question, “What kind of snake is this?”

While snakes are common in other Atlantic provinces, they have never been native to Newfoundland and Labrador.

We welcome anyone with information about snakes in the province or what species have been spotted to comment on this article.

Related links:

https://www.facebook.com/jeff.wells.39948?fref=ts

https://www.facebook.com/Newfoundland-137335507413/?pnref=story

There have been sightings of garter snakes on Newfoundland's west coast in the past several years.

Telegram managing editor Steve Bartlett wrote a column about them in 2012.

Related link: Province appears snake bitten

The Western Star also reported on snakes on the west coast in 2010.

Related story: Western Newfoundland may be new habitat for garter snakes: wildlife biologist

 

 

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