|Common Name:||Snake, Red-spotted Garter|
|Scientific Name:||Thamnophis sirtalis|
|Area:||Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon|
|Date:||March 18, 2004|
This photo was taken by Larry Seeley on the boardwalk near Wood Duck Pond at Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge. Garter snakes are usually found near water as they are primarily aquatic.
|Reference:||Plants and Animals of the Pacific Northwest by Kozloff||