One of two snakes that slipped through my fingers into the brush today. Grr...
Adult male in stone wall. Released after imaging. GTS 1529.
FINALLY hand-capped a racer.
Photo by Taj Allen.
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.