Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Sign of spring


You know Spring is here when the snakes are on the move.

snakeroad

Comments

  1. microraptor says

    That’s not exactly a snake you see moving around too much in Minnesota, though.

  2. blf says

    That’s not exactly a snake you see moving around too much in Minnesota

    I’m fairly certain Minnesota is infested with politicians, lawyers, and peas.

  3. derek lactin says

    Just a bit north, in Narcisse, Manitoba. I’ve seen the phenomenon in person:

  4. davidnangle says

    derek, I’d love to lower a mic into that tangle and sell the resulting audio to one of those sound machine manufacturers.

    Probably very soothing… as long as you don’t know what it is.

  5. Curt Cameron says

    But derek, the snakes in that video are garter snakes. The only issue with walking though there would be that you’d squish one and get snake guts on your shoes.

    The pic PZ posted is a cottonmouth, which you should avoid.