Do I have a snake?

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Old 02-07-17, 06:39 PM
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Do I have a snake?

Location is south Florida, property next to a fresh water lake.

Saw this in the morning. A broken egg shell. Note that next to the egg shell is a piece of bone...







What kind of egg is this? There are plenty of ducks and birds in the lake. Is this a bird or reptile egg shell?

Now about three feet from the egg shell I found this.





Is this the skin of a snake?

Did the egg hatch or was that shell expelled from a snake after it ate?

Any chance this is sign of Water Moccasin?
 
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Old 02-08-17, 02:39 AM
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That is a snake skin, don't know what type. The more populated the lake front is the less likely it is to be a moccasin. Don't know what type of egg that is.
 
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Old 02-08-17, 04:06 AM
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You live in Florida you have a snake someplace near.
 
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You have found a snake skin so yes, there is/was a snake there at some point. The bone and egg are likely unrelated.
 
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