The dexterity of Tony Iwane's quick reflexes came up with this jewel.
Juvenile Western Yellow-bellied Racer. It's just beginning to lose its blotched pattern.
Large juvenile observed crossing a sand road. Imaged only. GTS 904. UTA DC 7321 (University of Texas at Arlington Digital Collection).
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.