Florida Brown Snake

Storeria dekayi victa

Northern Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi dekayi) bottom photo

Average size:  7-10 inches; Record 13 inches.  Young are 4-5 inches at birth.

Range:  Throughout Florida and upper keys.

Diet: Feeds on earthworms, slugs, insects and will eat small frogs, salamanders and fish.

Status:  Uncommon.  Often found near hardwood hammocks, pinelands, bogs, marshes, ponds, swamps, and sloughs.


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