Apply named.   I have heard tales of how mean they can be but have never encountered one with a bad attitude.   They are short and stubby.Hog-nosed Snake

With snakes around here, round pupils mean “good guy.”Hog-nosed Snake

We constantly hear that snakes do not dig holes but this one at North Sterling State Park was after something.  I’ve seen another one digging as well.Hognose Snake digging Hole

Hog-Nosed Snake

A defensive posture.Western Hognose Snake

Hog-Nosed Snake

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