Two snakes living in the rocks under our tomato garden
was at a pond feeding on Sierran tree frogs.
One of two snakes that slipped through my fingers into the brush today. Grr...
Found near double ponds. Thin, small, stinky.
Imaged only. GTS 1302.
AOR on Creek Road (just off Route 9G), Town of Hyde Park. Not collected. GTS 1661.
The Common Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) is an indigenous North American snake found widely across the continent. Most garter snakes have a pattern of yellow stripes on a brown or green background and their average length is about 55 cm (22 in), with a maximum length of about 137 cm (54 in). The average body mass is 150 g (5.3 oz).