A Speckled Racer (Drymobius margaritiferus) in south Texas. Beautiful. Best comment at the via: "Non venomous but it sure looks dangerous. Judging by its striking color and pattern it's likely that it evolved to camouflage itself among piles of early 90's neckties."
Reposted from 2021 to add this photo of a milk snake (Lampropeltis triangulum) -
- posted by Marcie O'Connor in the monthly journal of her incomparable Prairie Haven blog. She reports that the snake exhibited constrictor behavior while looped on her fingers.