Kip’s Comments 9-6-20

Northern Water Snake on Log - Image 650662 (© Kip Ladage)

 

Providing Before You Ask!

Regular visitors to this site know that I like to share information while also providing a little entertainment via images of nature or the outdoors. I am not always successful in my efforts, but I give it my best. Tonight I was lucky to have an opportunity to educate while sharing photos.           

As I explored the river I came across a large northern water snake stretched out on a log in the water. From my canoe I was able to photograph the entire snake, as long as I backed up far enough, as shown in the first picture. Knowing visitors to this site would want to see a picture of the snake close-up, I moved in with my canoe and switched to a longer lens to capture the second image. By the way, this was a long snake!       

Northern Water Snake on Log - Image 650686 (© Kip Ladage)

Northern Water Snake on Log – Image 650686 (© Kip Ladage)

 

Northern Water Snake on Log - Image 650662 (© Kip Ladage)

Northern Water Snake on Log – Image 650662 (© Kip Ladage)

 

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