Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (Heterodon platirhinos)

Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (Heterodon platirhinos)

Record Information
Created: October 30th, 2018 - 10:03 PM
Last Modified: November 7th, 2018 - 08:48 PM
Entered by: Clarice Doughty
Record # 149259


Observation Information
County: Huntingdon County
Time: 2018-10-30 15:04:00
Qty: 1
Age: Adult
Sex: --
Air Temperature: 55.00F
Cloud Cover: Clear
Weather Conditions: Calm
Elevation: 853.00ft
Habitat: Wooded hillside on trail


A large hognose snake was sunning on the trail. It was hissing and flattening its head as it moved off the trail and as it lay coiled at the trailside.



  • Brandon Ruhe Oct 31, 2018 at 11:02 AM

    Great observation, nice to see that they are still there after all these years.

  • Andy Weber Oct 30, 2018 at 10:17 PM

    Nice find! Thanks for posting!