Northern Black Racer (Coluber constrictor)

Northern Black Racer (Coluber constrictor)

Record Information
Created: October 12th, 2018 - 02:48 PM
Last Modified: October 19th, 2018 - 11:38 PM
Entered by: Travis Russell
Record # 149055

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Observation Information
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Time: 2018-10-05 16:00:00
Qty: 3
Age: Adult
Sex: Both
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Elevation: 1814.00ft
Habitat: Open field area near large rocks and spruces

Notes

The racer sheds I have found at this locale rival the record lengths recorded of a northern racer (though stretched as a shed are near and over my height). I've never seen this before. It's not just one snake, I've found 3 sheds; males and females - with the largest being a male, based on tails, which had a generous shed estimate of 177cm. I think it's really neat because I'm used to only seeing them around 3-4ft

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  • Brandon Hunsberger Oct 21, 2018 at 02:03 AM

    i will be watching to see if you finally find one of them!

  • Travis Russell Oct 12, 2018 at 11:57 PM

    That's awesome!! Hoping to see one of these giants in the spring haha

  • Brandon Hunsberger Oct 12, 2018 at 06:38 PM

    Nice! I have a racer record on here that is well over 5’2” they can get pretty large