Southern Hognose Snake

Heterodon simus

Average size:  14-21 inches; Record 24 inches.

Range:  North Florida to south central Florida.

Diet:  Toads

Status:  Uncommon to Rare, declining.  Infrequently encountered.  

Habitats include sandy woods, fields and groves.

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