Reserva de la Biosfera el Cielo
at Village Creek Drying Beds beside River Legacy Park
they were all out on these "islands" of mud as the temperature reached almost 80; to be followed by below freezing the next day with the ice storm
This snake was sitting under a large rock (.6m x 1m x .3m) that was sitting on the bedrock bottom of the canyon. The snake rattled at us as we walked past. It was caught, photographed and then released at its original site.
Beautiful golden Oropel
Long black snake hiding in a wall
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