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Common Garter Snake

Thamnophis sirtalis


One of a few of the Garter snakes living near our house.


Tall grasses, the burrow underneath in snake holes. They come out when it is warm.


They are fun to hold for a while but don't let one poop on you! It is a stink that is hard to get rid of!

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Nice spotting!

Harvey Clarke
Spotted by a stud ent at Harvey Clarke

Forest Grove, Oregon, USA

Lat: 45.52, Long: -123.11

Spotted on May 4, 2013
Submitted on Jun 4, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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