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Natrix tessellata


Natrix tessellata
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Copyright: Aviad Bar (baraviad) Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 0 N: 24] (283)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-12-21
Categories: Reptiles
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/300 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): reptiles of israel [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-12-22 9:37
Viewed: 4828
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I found this snake two days ago after it penetrate into a hose not far from Tel Aviv.
This species is very close systematically to the Natrix natrix which is very common in many places in Europe.
This species feeds mostly on amphibians and fishes, but lately I heard about observation of individuals that ate mice.

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  • badar Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 106 W: 0 N: 160] (785)
  • [2006-12-22 10:30]

HI Aviad,
This one is great, details are crisp.
TFS
Badruddin Ali

fantasticly sharp pic, TFS Ori

Hi Aviad,
Snake head is very sharp.
Good colors.
Awesome animal..
TFS
Annick

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