July 22, 2014

Tasting his world.

This fox snake was about 5 feet, 175cm long.

It was captured, weighed, tagged and released in the same area all within a few hours.
Unfortunately they are a threatened species in our area.

Pantherophis gloydi

 Eastern Fox Snakes have a reddish head and a yellowish-brown body with dark blotches down the back and a row of smaller blotches along each side.
Fox snakes are good swimmers, and they have been recorded swimming over two kilometres between islands.

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