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bj

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Poppies and Snakes
« on: March 20, 2015, 02:56:32 PM »

Found a few Poppies and one Diamondback on the trail this morning.

Bridge over West Walker (Not quite)



Poppies

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Snake with rattle


Monkey Flowers



Bigger Poppies


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Re: Poppies and Snakes
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2015, 07:36:42 PM »
That looks like a red-diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus ruber).  I have never seen one at such high altitude before your image was posted.

As rattlesnake go, this species is one of the most docile rattlesnakes I ever worked with while in school.

Thanks for the pictures.