Second one found that day, slithered off as I was taking this shot.
3 baby garder snakes about the size of an sharpened pencil were found under a grass shelter,one was more red colored than the other two. no mother found...
There were four garter snakes found in one of the double ponds at Pepperwood. The pond was mostly dried up, with damp edges. The snakes were found in the grass, in the mud. One was much larger than the other three. The smaller snakes were 10-14" long with black and red scales. The larger snake had black and yellow scales.
A baby Garter Snake about 3/4 of an inch long. Found in rushes by pond. Pond in grassland surrounded by penny royal and thistle.
seen at the double ponds. hatch year snakes, also caught an adult.
CA red-sided gartersnake