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In this video, Jason Gibson discusses the other "black snake," the Eastern rat snake (Pantherophis alleghaniensis). Jason Gibson is an Assistant Professor of Biology at Patrick Henry Community College, a member of the Virginia Herpetological Society, a Research Associate at VMNH, and a great friend to the museum.

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