Sonoran whipsnakes (Coluber bilineatus) are cool. They’re smart, fast, diurnal snakes that are difficult to photograph simply because it’s hard to get close enough to the things to do it without them instantly disappearing into the brush … and if you do actually manage to get your hands on one, you’re going to be bleeding from the multiple bites it will deliver, without fail.
That is, of course, unless they’re babies 🙂 Then they can bite all they want, and it doesn’t matter. Here are a couple I found this year.
… just to illustrate: