A large, harmless American snake that typically has bluish-black skin that may be patterned. Also called cribo, blue gopher snake (see gopher snake).
- Drymarchon corais, family Colubridae.
- The eastern indigo snake, which is on the federal list of threatened species, and the gopher tortoise also live here.
- And they could be competing with the eastern indigo snake for both prey and space.
- I've radio-tracked sandhill and whooping cranes, black bears, Florida panthers, alligators, gopher tortoises, fox squirrels and even an indigo snake.
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