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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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Snake in the post office

Yesterday’s mid-day rainstorm caused all sorts of upset in the natural world. Photographer (and neighbor) Angela de la Agua saw the junior coachwhip pictured above roaming the halls of the Joshua Tree post office this morning. (The animal was escorted … Continue reading

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