Identification please?

So I found this little guy in the yard and I don’t know what he is can someone tell me


Also, he musked on me

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And yeah, I am aware I have very small hands

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Can you tell us roughly what state, region, or province you’re in? Gloucester has little fauna in common with Arizona after all.

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We are in the middle of Tennessee

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I could be wrong but i believe is a dekays brownsnake.

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Here’s another picture if it helps

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Pretty sure on the Dekays.

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Yeah, I looked it up and it looks almost exactly like him so I think you’re right

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Definitely a dekays :wink:

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I released him, but I am worried cause it’s going to get cold tonight so I hope he’ll be ok

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He should be fine, he is native and used to the temperature fluctuations around your area. What a cute little docile snake you found!

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He’ll be fine, it’s his native environment. What a cutie! :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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Yeah you guys are right😅

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Just don’t let him chew on you too long!

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