Saturday, March 20, 2010

Spring Thing 3


This little guy crawled out of where ever he was hibernating and was lying on the grass, unmoving and in need of a good shedding, soaking up the sun. Although his stripes are more murky-white than colorful right now, he's likely a Butler's garter snake, Thamnophis butleri.

4 comments:

Kaori said...

Yikes! I don't think I can ever get used to snakes!

BlossomFlowerGirl said...

A "Butler's garter snake"? Somoehow I can't see any butler using one of them to hold his hose up.☺
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helenmac said...

Love snakes -- thank you for the portrait of the Butler's Garter! He looks pretty long.

Leslie said...

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