Title of observation says Unknown, and thus cannot be found in search for this snake

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Step 1: Go to vincent7778.
Step 2: Click observations.

Step 3: Click Unknown.
I cannot replace the word Unknown with the word snake.

Hi Vincent, and welcome to the forum.

Heads up there’s no bug here. To change the ID on your observation, go to this box, type in the name and then select the dropdown option when it appears


Were you typing in the “Comment” tab rather than the “Suggest ID” tab?

I was able to give it an identification with no issues.


You have to suggest an identification to make the unknown disappear. Click on “suggest an identification” and start typing the ID you want to give it, then choose the appropriate one from the list of suggestions provided by iNat.