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The photo gallery contains pictures of wild and captive garter snakes. All photos (unless wherre noted otherwise) are copyright and property of the Garter Girl, please do not use them without my permission! If you have photos that you would like to contribute to the gallery, please contact me at the address below. All pictures are arranged by species. Click on the thumbnails for larger images. Enjoy!

 

Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis
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Speckle was a neonate garter I rescued along with his brother Zeros in the summer of 2002. Unfortunately due to being born with an overbite, he died about two months later.

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Zeros, the surviving brother of the rescued pair, is a morph of Eastern garter snake with no dorsal stripe. He is currently growing like a weed and gets more distinct coloration with every shed.

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This rusty red colored Eastern was photographed in suburban Albany, NY.

Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis
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Pilot was my first pet snake. Although she is 'low-red' for a Red-sided garter, she has a beautiful color gradient in her stripes, from red on her sides up through orange, to white near the spine. Her docile nature has made her a favorite to be handled by children, and she eats like a pig!

Thamnophis sirtalis pallidulus
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Above are pictures of two different wild-caught red phase Maritime garter snakes in Maine. Both tof these are adult males.

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A blue phase Maritime female, from the same location as the above snakes.

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A very cute little juvenile red phase Maritime garter on the side of a gravel road in Maine.

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