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A northern snake leaving the pond's bank.

I sat at the edge of the pond to watch six ducks diving and preening. Not three feet from me, a snake exited the water, raised his head to within a foot of mine, then slid back into the water among the green and pink algae of Kentucky in the spring.

TAGS: Kentucky, Quiet, Snake, Spring, United States, Water

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Date Taken: 04.2014
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2014, 2:37 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Prospect, Kentucky, United States of America