Black Rat Snake


Another sign of spring: first rat snake sighting. 




Photography by Dee Puett.

4 comments:

  1. Phew, it got to the other side...

    I always get tense when I see a snake, turtle or frog trying to cross a road... yet around here it is more common to see skunks and opossums as roadkill than reptiles, for some reason.

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  2. Would you believe that we nearly got hit by another car waiting for this one to cross? I have stopped to move turtles off the road too.
    Croconut, do you know why the chicken crossed the road? So they can prove to the possums it CAN be done. ;)
    (Dee)

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  3. Lol, Dee.

    Here in Wisconsin, I see lots of deer and raccoons dead on the road; few reptiles. I have seen some snapping turtles killed, though, including some huge ones. In my Oklahoma days, rattlesnakes and bull snakes were frequent road kills.

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