The Reptilandia Reptile Lagoon herpetarium is a great addition to the growing list of attractions in or near Johnson City, Texas.
Category: Wildlife – Snakes
More Mythbusting: Fastest Snakes?
An examination of snake superlatives.
Random Thursday: The Tuesday Browser Tab-Clearing Edition
Pro tip for bloggers: Open a ton of browser tabs, then make a post out of them.
Neighborhood Nature (Pt. 13)
Tunneling termites, firewood munching bugs and periscoping snakes: we got ‘em.
Las Puentes de Serpientes
We came across two harmless water snakes during our morning run.
Neighborhood Nature (Pt.10)
Swallowtails, tree frogs, newborn fawns, and water snakes: something for everyone in the ‘hood.
Neighborhood Nature (Pt. 9)
Caution: Snake photos below! The alarm went off around 5:00 a.m. last Friday. It’s not an actual alarm; it’s just in my head. Go ahead and laugh; you’ll be old someday, too. I managed to stay in bed for another fifteen minutes, knowing that the coffee would be ready in the kitchen by then. We… Continue reading Neighborhood Nature (Pt. 9)
This route really does snake around
Wherein we encounter three (3!) snakes during our morning run.
Neighborhood Nature (Pt. 8)
Wherein a beautiful bird sits for an involuntary portrait, I retract part of my admiration for possums, we study the mysterious porcupine, and snakes are the reptiles of the day.
Sunday Afternoon Nature
There were a couple of interesting things going on around our house this afternoon. I’ll introduce them in reverse order, because the earliest one involves a snake and we’ll save it for last. We’ve been blessed with an abundance of hummingbird moths (aka Hemaris thysbe, the Hummingbird Clearwing Moth or Common Clearwing Moth or Hawk… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Nature