June 2

Copperhead

I spend hours working in my garden. Came across a copperhead today. I have run into some before, so I always wear boots and rubber gloves.  It’s hot, but worth the precaution!  Did you know young copperheads have a yellow tail?  Their markings look like candy kisses. (No, I didn’t take this picture!)

Note the hourglass shaped crossbands on these copperheads. Also of ...