These snakes are very fast and difficult to catch,and they will bite too. But once I caught this guy calmed down and let me take some nice shoots
Juvenile buttermilk racer
One of two observed. Both were flipped under rocks. This individual was a gravid female.
Flipped under rock.
Juvenile flipped under rock.
Remains of a dead Racer found near beaver pond. Two dead Racers seen at this locale.
Remains of a Racer found near a beaver pond.
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.