Herp of the day

Herp of the day: Puget Sound Garter Snake

The Puget Sound Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis pickeringii) is a subspecies of Common Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) that exhibits striking black and blue colors.

Adult males are typically approximately 70 – 80 cm long and they are relatively slender build while females become much larger and heavier, around 80 – 100 cm.