Ah yes, spring has sprung.
Being a rare biologist in a land of chemists and engineers does have the advantage of making me looking totally badass when nature literally rears its head. While my coworkers cowered in disgust or panic, I was edging forward as close as I could without scaring my subjects into the bushes (and without screaming like a girl and ruining the badassness of the moment).
There are FOUR snakes in this photo!
Yeah for zoom!
Making out under the garbage can.