Tag: bite

Stephen Colbert meets Anolis carolinensis

As an aside from our rather-lengthy Spring Break 2018 series, enjoy this fine video clip of Stephen Colbert meeting a few lizards on The Late Show. After surviving an impressive and sloppy mishap on his desk, Colbert enters the not-so-secretive society of those who…

50 Shades of “Gray” Rat Snake

Pantherophis alleghaniensis, the Eastern rat snake (gray variant); Lower coastal plain of Georgia (03 April 2012). By Poseidon’s rhinestone-adorned trident, what is not to love about the Eastern rat snake (other than its taxonomic status)? “Other thank its taxonomic status” you ask…? Oh my,…

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 23 April 2016

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, the Florida banded watersnake; Nassau county, Florida (23 April 2016, Nikon D7100). This is a young and rowdy Florida banded watersnake, Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, photographed in Nassau county, northeastern Florida, back in April of 2016. Arguably, this may be an intergrade…