Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes sunning at their den
Northern Pacific Rattlesnake
One of these things is not like the others.
Yellow-bellied Racer among a den of Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes.
Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes showing a variety of colors
Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes
Furry lichens on the trunk of a cedar tree
Pine cones and good cover rocks
Three Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes in their den
Large adult Northern Pacific Rattlesnake in her den, with a smaller one behind
Young of the year Northern Pacific Rattlesnake
He was about a foot long. Crotalus oreganus
Southern Alligator Lizard found in the bathroom of our cabin
Sharp-tailed Snake, Contia tenuis
About 10 inches long, these inoffensive little snakes are slug-eaters.
Where the Sharp-tailed Snake gets its name
Sierra Nevada Ensantina
Ensantina eschscholtzii platensis
Sierra Gartersnake, Thamnophis couchii
My favorite find
My Stump Ripper spent the night at Den Three when I accidentally left it behind after packing up my photo gear. It was waiting for me when Gery and I returned the next day.
Den Three, day 2: three big adult Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes out basking
Den Three, day 2: three adult Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes out basking
Rental cars go anywhere, once you move a few downed logs.
Tuolumne County Zonata Site: watch where you step.
Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes, Crotalus oreganus, have only been seen at one rock pile here, but we found them.
A big fire came through three years ago. John Archer.