Corn Snake, and me fresh out of high school, lol
DOR adult male collected with Craig Trumbower and Geb Bailey. GTS 268. NYSM 508 (deposited at the New York State Museum, backfill #).
Photo Taken: 28 June 2015
WNC Nature Center
The Red Cornsnake (Pantherophis guttatus), corn snake, or red rat snake, is a North American species of rat snake that subdues its small prey by constriction. The name "corn snake" is a holdover from the days when southern farmers stored harvested ears of corn in a wood frame or log building called a crib. Rats and mice came to the corn crib to feed on the corn, and corn snakes came to feed on the rodents....