The Hognose Snake 
Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos
Eastern Hognose Snake 
Heterodon platirhinos

The hognose snake is named for its upturned nose. There are a number of species. Here in the USA there are 4 subspecies:

Its an endearing snake with some fascinating defense behavior.

 

 

 

 

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