Found at visitor center at Baldwin hills scenic overlook. Relocated to greenhouse area.
Crawling across trail.
Began the cool day. Came here for Rattler for me, Sonoran Blue for Tony. Neither found But always the Unexpected that rues the day...
Out midday, about 6" long, thinner than a pencil.
Found midday, about 6" long.
The ring-necked snake or ringneck snake, Diadophis punctatus, is a species of colubrid snake found throughout much of the United States, central Mexico, and southeastern Canada. Ring-necked snakes are secretive, nocturnal snakes, so are rarely seen during the day time. They are slightly venomous, but their nonaggressive nature and small, rear-facing fangs pose little threat to humans who wish to handle them. They are best known for their unique defense posture of curling up their tails,...