Brief description of what you observed
young snake, probably just ate a Peromyscus-sized rodent
just making sure that it isn't a Reticulate Banded Gecko
Dead on a foot part through some woods
Adult male in storage shed found with Todd Gdula. Imaged only. GTS 803.
Gravid female (?) in storage shed. Found with Todd Gdula. Imaged only. GTS 804.
The Squamata, or the scaled reptiles, are the largest recent order of reptiles, comprising all lizards and snakes. With over 9,000 species, it is the second-largest order of vertebrates after the perciform fish. Members of the order are distinguished by their skins, which bear horny scales or shields. They also possess movable quadrate bones, making it possible to move the upper jaw relative to the braincase. This is particularly visible in snakes, which are able to...