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Brown out (and about)

Curled into something like an Om symbol turned on its side, this small snake had the opposite of a calming effect — but only because of its sudden & unexpected appearance practically underfoot. This little slitherer may be a Northern … Continue reading

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Snake on a plain

Almost stepped on this Garter snake as it was making its way across a grassy park path to a meadow. It froze still for a bit, then took off at a surprisingly speedy sprint back to the woods.

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S(nake) curve

On an unusually warm day in November (notably not today), this snake was an equally unusual sight. About two feet long, it may have been a Common garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis). After zigzagging itself across one of the paved paths, … Continue reading

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