Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 07 March 2008

Nerodia clarkii comperssicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake;
Miami-Dade county, Florida (07 March 2008).

Ah, yes, here’s a ball of Mangrove salt marsh snakes. I was fortunate enough to come across a small swarm of eager males desperately trying to mate with a female. When the female’s pheromones kicked into action, these dudes definitely took notice. They were blissfully unaware of my presence.

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