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This 2008 photograph depicted an adult venomous southern copperhead snake, Agkistrodon contortrix, as it was coiled in its natural Costal South Carolina environment. The Southern copperhead grows to a length 50cm to 95cm. Please see PHIL 10842 through 10851, for images depicting a juvenile A. contortrix.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ James Gathany
Creation Date:2008
Photo Credit:James Gathany
CDC Organization
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