Juvenile Black Rat Snake (E. obsoleta) #4
Thanks for the kind words! Actually, the behavior displayed in the photos is
a defensive behavior, snake's tying to look as big and menacing as possible.
The movement of anything seems to agitate this snake, no mouse required ;-)
You've got some good photos on you site!
Ralf Schmode wrote:
> Hi, John,
> even if one doesn't like snakes (I do) - just gotta love these pics!
> Was the camera movement sufficient to make the snake stare at the lens -
> or did you dangle a mouse in front of it :-) ?
> Best regards,
> My animal photography page on the WWW:
> 26 pictures up meanwhile, and still growing