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Now THAT’S a Rattlesnake

This handsome creature was curled up down by the mailboxes at the end of the road.  First one I’ve seen anywhere on my road or the immediate vicinity in all the years I’ve lived here.  Perhaps two feet long, and … Continue reading

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Substantial Gopher Snake

I’ve been walking barefoot to the mailbox every day, a ‘summer feet’ development effort. Today, I encountered a big ol’ Pacific Gopher Snake, Pituophis catenifer.  I initially thought it was a small rattlesnake, but upon closer inspection, it didn’t have … Continue reading

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