Northern Sharp-tailed Snake | Michael Rymer
Small, red Northern Sharp-tailed Snake (Contia tenuis), La Honda, Santa Cruz Mountains, San Mateo County, California. Snake found under large rock. Snake in this view has dimensions of less than 2 inches (<5 cm) for both width and height of coil. This is a very small, but lovely, snake; this species is among the smallest snakes in the world.
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