Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (Heterodon platirhinos)

Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (Heterodon platirhinos)

Record Information
Created: September 6th, 2017 - 12:16 PM
Last Modified: October 25th, 2017 - 10:46 PM
Entered by: Scott Rando
Record # 135557


Observation Information
County: Pike County
Time: 2017-09-02 14:00:00
Qty: 1
Age: Adult
Sex: --
Air Temperature: -----
Cloud Cover: Unknown
Weather Conditions: Unknown
Elevation: 1368.00ft
Habitat: Secondary road


Found during patrol by WCO Bob Johnson, PGC



  • Brandon Hunsberger Sep 06, 2017 at 06:30 PM

    hognose often spread a hood and mock strike when threatened! they will also often hiss very loudly

  • Scott Rando Sep 06, 2017 at 06:18 PM

    I talked to Bob, the WCO who took this photo, and he said the snake was acting aggressively and "acting like a cobra" when trying to get it off the road.

  • Brandon Hunsberger Sep 06, 2017 at 05:46 PM

    Love it!

  • Tom Pluto Sep 06, 2017 at 12:48 PM

    Good photo