Yellow Rat Snake (Elaphe obsoleta quadravittata)

Charles Pinkney National Historic Site - Charleston, SC - September 2002

Found about 5 feet off the ground in a smilax tangle

Charles Pinkney National Historic Site - Charleston, SC - September 2002

Fort Frederica National Monument, St. Simon's Island, GA - June 2002

Found abroad during the day near a trash dump

Fort Frederica National Monument, St. Simon's Island, GA - June 2002

Kiawah Island, Charleston Co., SC - May 2007

Found actively crawling in a residential area

Kiawah Island, Charleston Co., SC - May 2007

Bull Island, Cape Romaine National Wildlife Refuge, Charleston Co., SC - April 2001

Found abroad during the day at the base of a large live oak

Bull Island, Cape Romaine National Wildlife Refuge, Charleston Co., SC - April 2001

Bull Island, Cape Romaine National Wildlife Refuge, Charleston Co., SC - April 2001

Subadult feeding - Located by calls of struggling prey, contunued to feed even after picked up

Subadult feeding - Bull Island, Cape Romaine National Wildlife Refuge, Charleston Co., SC - April 2001

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