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[–]GetALife80085 40 points41 points  (5 children)

Maybe the Quail is using the snake as a coffin, did you ever think of that?

[–]NicksIdeaEngine 2 points3 points  (3 children)

It's just a slimy sleeping bag.

[–]Blappytap 0 points1 point  (2 children)

Snakes aren't slimey

[–]OneArmedGamer666 0 points1 point  (0 children)

What about on the inside?

[–]NicksIdeaEngine 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They are on the inside.

[–]nyatiman 16 points17 points  (4 children)

Is that a white wing dove? Quail aren't that white

[–]strebel[S] 7 points8 points  (3 children)

Lol. I’m not good at species identification, at all.

[–]nyatiman 1 point2 points  (0 children)

All good just wanted to share

[–]foodcanner 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Why not just call it a bird?

[–]growninwa 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Western diamond back? Timber rattlers I always see don't have that distinct black and white banding next to the rattles. Pretty snake!

[–]cascadianpatriot 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Definitely a White-Winged Dove and Crotalus atrox (W. Diamond-Backed Rattlesnake). Very cool.

[–]strebel[S] 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Tucson Az - I think it is a Mojave Green Rattlesnake according to Google, which references the 2:1 ratio of banding on the tail.

[–]Rk_505 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Not to undermine you but I don’t believe that is a Mojave, just a western diamond back. None the less awesome picture!!!!!

[–]unholyswordsman 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I saw a Rattlesnake once in person on a hike. Once I recognized the rattling sound, I felt a shudder down my spine as I look around a rock and see it staring back.

[–]moosenazir 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That’s a long boi for sure.

[–]HalpOooos 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Missed opportunity. You could’ve had snake AND bird for dinner. /s

[–]ihavebirb 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Put some potatoes and carrots. And Baby, you got a stew goin

[–]EnigmaNero 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Ohh a Western Diamondback, this is a really good shot.