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Red-bellied (Plain-bellied) Watersnake
Average size: 30-48 inches; Record 34 inches. Young are 8-12
inches at birth.
Range: Upper western Florida peninsula and throughout the panhandle.
Diet: Mainlyfish and frogs.
Can be found in swamps, marshes, ponds, lakes, streams, and rivers.