Adult female. Possibly plestiodon fasciatus. She squeaked and ran away when she noticed me taking her picture so I couldn't get a better shot.
Almost exact location
A very fast lizard with an obvious skink body, but a bright red, poisonous snake-like head.
Martin Dies State Park,
Jasper Co., Texas
16 May 2013
Basking. Very tame for a laticeps.
Great Fall National Park, MD May 5, 2013
Found it on a tree trunk hiding between 2 dividing portions of the trunk.
He was so big!