Reaching lengths of up to 2 meters (6.5 feet), this snake looks intimidating. It also can sound intimidating! When threatened, the Gray ratsnake vibrates its tail, making other species (including humans) think it’s a venomous rattlesnake. But nothing could be further from the truth: This snake is completely harmless to humans.
Metamorphosis of a Monarch butterfly
The habitat needs and threats facing the Gray ratsnake – a species at risk
A female snapping turtle laying eggs, to the emergence of the young turtles in the fall.
The secretive life of Little Green herons