15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Midland Water Snake

This baby midland water snake was contemplating his first swim on the shores of Lake Huron. These snakes are very colorful and camouflage themselves well with the colored rocks along the shoreline.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Alpena, Michigan, United States of America
Camera: COOLPIX P900
Copyright: © Richard Bagdasarian