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Southern Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix)

Created: September 30th, 2019 - 03:42 PM
Last Modified: September 30th, 2019 - 03:47 PM
Entered by: Chris McMartin
Record 326358
Country:
United States
State:
Texas
County:
Montgomery County
Time:
2019-09-30 09:56:00
Qty:
1
Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
--
Method:
Visual encounter
Habitat:
Suburban Forest
Body Temperature:
-----
Air Temperature:
83.00F
Ground Temperature:
-----
Humidity:
81%
Sky Conditions:
Few clouds
Moon Phase:
Waxing Crescent
Elevation:
143.00ft
Barometric Pressure:
763.016009012 mmHg

Notes

This specimen remained undetected for ten minutes while high school students were working on building a survival shelter right on top of it. It finally attempted to slither away, at which point it was discovered and relocated.

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