Herpetofauna: One Life's List

Chionactis occipitalis annulata
Colorado Desert Shovel-Nosed Snake

San Diego Co., California
May 17, 2015

Jeff Nordlund and I were road-cruising near Anza Borrego State Park, when I saw this pretty snake crawling off the asphalt and onto the shoulder.  Never mind the stub-tail; I consider it one of the most beautiful snakes I've been privileged to see.






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