was at a pond feeding on Sierran tree frogs.
One of two snakes that slipped through my fingers into the brush today. Grr...
Found in/beside a pond.
Redish yellow and greenish underside. check out photos for details.
California red-sided garter snake eating a foothill yellow-legged frog.
I watched its blue dorsal stripe and checkered red and black tail disappear into the brush on the side of the trail. Damnit.