Hypsiglena jani Chihuahuan Nightsnake
Subspecies I've seen:
H. j. texana
Texas Nightsnake
Hypsiglena jani texana Texas Nightsnake
Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, TexasApril 25, 2010
Texas Nightsnake (Hypsiglena jani texana) Texas Nightsnake (Hypsiglena jani texana)
The first photo shows one of these inoffensive little snakes in its huddled-under-a-rock-for-safety position. The second photo shows the same snake in its coiled-under-a-bush-for-safety position. Tell me again why people are afraid of snakes?
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