We think this is a baby snake it had a tiny tongue that flicked in and out it was found near a pool and could swim.
2 young adults under a 2x2' piece of plywood. 1 with partially regrown tail.
Single adult male under small board.
Eating a spinytail iguana (Ctenosaura pectinata).
Copper-headed Rat-Snake more than 1.5 meters long seen on the beach of a small island in the Cat Ba archipelago.
Observation made by a friend of mine, not me personally.
IH 45 Southbound TXDOT Safety Stop, 4pm Red Eared Sliders observed in the large pond behind the rest area. (one of my favorite stops enroute to Houston from Dallas)
Reptiles, the class Reptilia, are an evolutionary grade of animals, comprising today's turtles, crocodilians, snakes, lizards, and tuatara, as well as many extinct groups. A reptile is any amniote (a tetrapod whose egg has an additional membrane, originally to allow them to lay eggs on land) that is neither a mammal nor a bird. Unlike mammals, birds, and certain extinct reptiles, living reptiles have scales or scutes (rather than fur or feathers) and are cold-blooded. Advocates...