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Please support our efforts to get the Tucson Shovel-nosed Snake listed on the Endangered Species Act. The Tucson Shovel-nosed (Chionactis occipitalis klauberi) is threatened throughout its natural territory and desperately needs federal protection. This wonderful little snake lives in the desert valleys of Arizona feeding upon scorpions, spiders, centipedes, and other small desert fauna. Harmless to humans the TS-nS grows to about 10-17 inches with vibrant bands of black, red, and yellow, along its body. Highly adapted for the northern Sonoran Desert the Tucson Shovel-nosed swims through and lives beneath the surface of the sandy substrate. Please take a moment to join our cause, donate, or contact the USFish & Wildlife Service.

Contact the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Let them know the Tucson Shovel-nosed Snake is important to you and your community: Click the link below to access the USFWS contact page.

Tucson Shovel-nosed Snake Float
Join us next year at the All Souls Procession as we represent the TS-nS with our 30ft long snake float. Below is a video of our 2011 float, each year we seek to grow the snake and we can only do that with your continued support.

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