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  1. garter snake, grass snakenoun

    any of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes


  1. garter snakenoun

    Any of various nonvenomous snakes of the genus Thamnophis, native to America, with longitudinal stripes.


  1. garter snake

    A garter snake is a small to medium-sized snake that belongs to the genus Thamnophis in the family Colubridae. They are widely found across North America and known for their distinctive longitudinal stripes. Garter snakes are harmless to humans, diurnal, and often live near water bodies where they feed on earthworms, frogs, and slugs. Most species of garter snakes are highly adaptive and known for giving live birth rather than laying eggs.


  1. Garter snake

    The garter snake is a colubrid snake genus common across North America, ranging from the Alaskan Panhandle to Central America. It is the single most widely distributed genus of reptiles in North America. The garter snake is also the Massachusetts state reptile. With no real consensus on the classification of species of Thamnophis, disagreement among taxonomists and sources, such as field guides, over whether two types of snakes are separate species or subspecies of the same species is common. They are also closely related to the snakes of the genus Nerodia, and some species have been moved back and forth between genera.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of garter snake in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of garter snake in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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