Tuesday, May 27, 2014

valley garter snake ~ 05/27/14 ~ Pinnacles

(ssp. of common garter snake)

The very few remaining puddles along the Juniper Canyon Trail creek are tightly confined hot spots for butterflies, bees and wasps, and this smallish valley garter snake!  It seems any small amount of water or moisture is coveted by wildlife this extremely dry year.   The following local nature cam trappers have done a fine job documenting the variety of activity:
Check 'em out!

ps 11/23/14 - And another Nature of a Man:  Hoping for Springs Eternal

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