My contribution to TexWiscGirl's Good Fences #116. And I'm also linking to Michelle's Nature Notes (#366).
This Black Rat Snake visited my sister's backyard on Sunday.
He (or she) was pretty mellow...didn't even get too angry when I pulled his tail to keep him from going through the fence too soon.
"Nice to see you, but I have an appointment next door."
Here are a couple pictures from the backyard in D.C. that I've had sitting around:
Carmi's Thematic Photographic 372 is Monochrome. Here's Monochrome Theda!
Last but far from least, here's another fence + Amelia:
UPDATE: By popular demand, here is Monochrome Amelia:
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