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SNAKES GETTING FRISKY

Two wild Coachwhips (aka Red Racers, or Red Coachwhips; scientific name: Masticophis flagellum piceus) mating. Filmed recently by a neighbor friend here in Joshua Tree; shared with his permission. More info on this animal: http://digital-desert.com/wildlife/snakes/coachwhip.html

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Coachwhip in the creosote

A red racer coachwhip (Masticophis flagellum piceus), also known as a Red Racer, amongst the branches of a creosote bush between our house and cabin… If you’re having trouble spotting the animal…

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