Related Program: NatureNotes Eastern Hognose Snakes By Rudy Mancke • Oct 6, 2017 Related Program: NatureNotes TweetShareGoogle+Email Eastern hognose snake Wikipedia. Creative Commons License If you pick up the eastern hog nose snake, it will play dead. It's pretty scary looking, though , so most people don't bother. Listen Listening... / 1:00 NatureNotes is a production of South Carolina Public Radio. Tags: NatureNatureNotesscetv.orgSCETV AppsnakesTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.