17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A water snake entwined in branches

While fishing along the Tennessee Tombigbee waterway, my partner spotted this water snake sunning himself in the branches of a tree on the bank. I quickly snapped the photo as we floated past in our little aluminum boat.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2019
Date Uploaded: 04.2019
Photo Location: NA, Mississippi, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3400
Copyright: © Ashley Jones