Adam photographed this large northern watersnake while canoeing on Lake Erie near Long Point, 2020. 

Northern Watersnake

Scientific Name: Nerodia sipedon sipedon

Status: Not at ris

Habitat: Lakes and rivers

Threats: Pollution 

Photographed: June, 2019, Lake Erie, Norfolk County, Ontario. 

Story: Adam found the large watersnake above while canoeing near Long Point on Lake Erie in 2020. The snake was basking on a log over the water, and measured an estimated four feet long. 

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