Garter snake vs. pickerel frog

I was pulling weeds the other day when I noticed a snake slither out from the greenery. It didn’t go far, however, and I found out why when I looked down. It had already injured a pickerel frog and wasn’t about to let the meal get away. The rest is documented in the video below.

Fair warning: If you love frogs or don’t like seeing the harsh side of nature, don’t hit the play button. You’ve been warned.

Northern shoveler video

Here’s a quick video I put together on the northern shoveler drake that I featured in a few posts last week. Feel free to subscribe to my YouTube channel, which I hope to populate with more videos in the coming months. It already has several older videos I posted over the years.

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Oh, here’s that shoveler video …