Snake predation

In Palo Verde, a student noticed this Leptophis mexicanus preying on a tree frog (I think it’s Smilisca baudinii).  This is the second time I was able to observe a Leptophis attack a frog, although this occasion was quite different, given that the snake had captured the frog by the hind legs; the frog made distress calls and the snake had some difficulty dragging and controling its prey.

Additionally, I’ve been feeding frozen rats to the two corn snakes I’ve recently inherited.  Below is 1 (that’s its name) gulping down a rat.

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