In rocky habitat. Thermo-regulating gravid female? Specimen not disturbed. Imaged only. GTS 817.
Adult found under tin. Imaged only. GTS 510. UTA-DC 7231.
This snake was found DOR near San Bernard NWR. This is a very uncommon snake along the Upper Texas Coast.
This garter snake snapped continuously at the camera. I had to back off before I ever got a good shot.
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).