Chesapeake Bay Virginia National Estuarine Research Reserve.
A brown water snake preparing to shed its skin. These reptiles are common
throughout the area.
Image ID: nerr0187, NOAA's Estuarine Research Reserve Collection
Location: Virginia, York River
Photographer: Courtesy of VIMS Publications Department
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April 30, 2013