Tag: garter snakes

February 10, 2022

Do albino snakes face higher predation risk?

Researchers have often wondered whether albino prey may be more susceptible to predation—especially in cases where the prey relies on certain color patterns to camouflage better with their surroundings. But...

July 5, 2019

Watch: Tiny Manitoba town draws 70K yearly — in snakes

Thousands of tourists come out to a small town in Manitoba every year to witness garter snakes emerge from hibernation. But while the human crowds can be large, they pale...

June 19, 2019

Rice fields help threatened California snakes

Federally threatened garter snakes in California are using flooded rice paddies as refuges, but irregular management practices may limit the help these agricultural landscapes can provide the reptiles. “They probably...