This snake was raiding a cotton rat nest under a compost bin.
Adult gravid female on a pocket gopher mound. Imaged only.
Two adults on a pocket gopher mound. Imaged only.
Chatfield State Park. Helped this feller get across the road safety
This small (3 to 3-1/2 ft) Bull Snake was adjacent to a trail in the Sabal Palm Grove.
Young adult crossing a dirt road on a wind farm construction project. Imaged by Buddy McKay.
Juvenile bullsnake eating a road-killed Gulf Coast Kangaroo Rat. Imaged by Buddy McKay.
This observation was the subject of a Herpetological Review Natural History Note on scavenging (HR 45-1, 146-147; Krochmal and Salmon).
The bullsnake (Pituophis catenifer sayi) is a large nonvenomous colubrid snake endemic to the central United States, northern Mexico, and southwestern Canada. It is currently considered a subspecies of the gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer).