14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Diamondback Water Snake (Nerodia rhombifer) - San Gabriel River, TX

A juvenile Diamondback Water Snake battles for its meal against a small fish. This snake has no venom so this is truly a battle of the fittest.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: San Gabriel River, Texas, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D300
Copyright: © Brent Smith