Hog Nose

bobpbx

Piney
Staff member
Oct 25, 2002
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Pines; Bamber area
Saw a really nice one yesterday. About 16" long. I had taken off my pack and was kneeling down and there he was, about 3 feet from me.
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dragoncjo

Piney
Aug 12, 2005
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camden county
Only eat toads which I think are also in decline due to pollution and other factors. hognoses need open areas and benefit from forest fires and cleared areas. I would only see 6-12 hogs a year while spending 20 hours a week in the pines. I certainly would see far more pines, timbers, corns, kings and coastals. Not a lot is known about hognoses, no studies done on them like the T and E snakes. Typically randomly found in the way Bob saw this one. Not a species you can target and seek out consistently like you can with other species.
 
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