San Francisco garter snake

by on February 07, 2013



Although it’s been on the endangered species list since 1967 due to loss of habitat, this snake has managed to maintain a foothold in the Bay Area.  Garter snakes are able to eat the poisonous rough-skinned newt (Taricha granulosa)- no other living thing is known to be able to do that and survive! Photo: Gary Nafis.


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