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Western Hognose Snake

Management

Plains Hognose SnakeAttempts to understand, and subsequently manage, populations of the Plains Hognose Snake have been nearly non-existent in Alberta, due largely to the difficulty in collecting meaningful data on this species.  This situation is changing, as a number of recently initiated projects, such as poster campaigns and studies at various spots across the province, are providing new insights into the natural history of this snake.

Reprinted from Alberta Wildlife Status Report No. 15 (1998), with permission from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development.

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