Certainly the least expected find of the day. The road was washed out by a mudslide, and this guy was sitting in the middle of it, totally dazed.
Buttermilk Racer found in 5 gallon pot while cleaning out greenhouse.
2 individuals engaged in courtship
Accidentally hit by lawn mower.
Hardwood bottomland forest, just 5mi east of the MS river, in sw Tennessee.
On July 1, 2013 the XplorMor team was hiking the Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Hobe Sound, FL, when we saw a Southern Black Racer.
Coluber constrictor is a species of nonvenomous, colubrid snake, endemic to North America and Central America. Eleven subspecies, including the nominotypical subspecies, are recognized, which as a group are commonly referred to as the eastern racers.