The eastern kingsnake is a shiny black snake with thin white or cream-colored bands. This reptile also is called the "chain snake" because the lines that stretch across its back are linked along the sides. The species' typical length is 3-4 feet long, but the record is almost 7 feet.
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ATLANTA - As the days become longer and the weather warmer, Georgia's forests become alive with an array of spring blooms including trout lily, wild azaleas, foam flower, trillim, violets and many other brilliant wildflowers.
BRUNSWICK - Early results from a January survey indicate higher numbers of several species of birds were on the coast this year.
NEW YORK - Field & Stream magazine and Bass Pro Shops, have set the dates for the 2008 Field & Stream Total Outdoorsman Challenge.
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Although rare, hummingbirds that normally breed in the West may visit Georgia in the winter, sometimes staying until March or April. However, the ruby-throated hummingbird is the only species that breeds in eastern North America.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - As Georgians file their annual income tax forms, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division wants to remind residents they can support wildlife at tax time.
As Turkey season officially begins March 22, hunters are reminded to be safe with the Ten Commandments.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Wanted: Projects that can use a hand helping Georgians enjoy and better understand nongame wildlife.
FITZGERALD -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division, in partnership with local organizers and community leaders, have set the upcoming annual Fitzgerald Wild Chicken Festival.
WILD Facts: When cranes call
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ATLANTA -- Each year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources recognizes state parks and historic sites for customer service, programming, maintenance and other achievements.
The 600-mile Tour de Georgia unveiled it 2008 cycling route as the sixth season of the race sets to kick off.
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Randy Bishop of Georgia Arson Control on Wednesday presented former Sunbury resident Willow Duncan with a $2,500 check for her role in convicting the arsonist who burned down an abandoned store in Sunbury.
Free admission, dozens of volunteer projects and family-friendly events await Georgia State Park and Historic Site visitors on Your State Parks Day, set for Saturday, Sept. 27.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Have satellite, will travel and, luckily, will provide data.
A disease that some scientists have compared to the illness killing bats by the millions has been documented in a wild snake in Georgia.
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