At first glance, I fearfully began to yank Amos away from the snake that he found and sniffed curiously. Upon further inspection, I discovered that (1) it was dead, and (2) it was a harmless juvenile milk snake. I wonder if anyone has trained dogs to track herps for fieldwork…
Sea oxeye – Borrichia frutescens
Why do these dogs enjoy running in the sand so much?
Some of the magnolias in and around Atlanta are very tropical in appearance, especially those that are evergreen.
A somewhat withered looking Figwort, Scrophulariaceae – Penstemon eatonii.
Las Vegas can be seen on the left side of this panoramic photograph. The summit took me about 30 min to reach, but, round-trip, the trail is labeled at 2.5 hr.