What is Virginia's most misidentified snake?

What is Virginia's most misidentified snake? Based on the number of identification requests received by the Virginia Herpetological Society, it's probably this little guy. In this video, VMNH Administrator of Science Ben Williams shows off a friendly little snake that you might just spot in your own backyard.

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