15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Looking into the eyes of a snake

This is a photo of a little snake. I went on a little hike with my son. He, like me, is very into nature. I was capturing some pictures of plants. He went ahead of me several feet, came running back and told me he has a surprise for me! He hurried me over to what he found. It was a little snake just hanging out in some branches of a tree. I'm not sure who was more excited, me or him! I told him he had a great eye! I began taking the snake's picture. It was pretty to see it slither around those branches, rotating in an infinity sign. The snake didn't seem to be threatened at all. Looked like he enjoyed the attention from us.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Missouri, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T5i
Copyright: © Luisa Levko