Nerodia fasciata confluens
I was taking a photography class at the Arboretum and one of the teachers brought in a baby Broad-Banded Watersnake for us to photograph. He was about 4" long. I don't know how old he was.
Houston Arboretum and Nature Center. Mixed forest with Pine, Oak, Redbud, and others.
Also known as the Southern Water Snake.
Lat: 29.77, Long: -95.45
Spotted on Jul 23, 2008
Submitted on May 11, 2015