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Fox Snake
Elaphe vulpina
Fox Snake
Illinois Natural History
Survey Range Map
 
Fox Snake, juvenile
Fox Snake, juvenile
Fox Snake
E. vulpina, male combat E. vulpina, male combat
These male Fox Snakes wrestling in combat were hanging in the roots of a tree which had been blown over. They intertwined and tried to topple each other; the photo on the right was taken immediately after a "throw."

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