Salmon-bellied Racer, Mastigodryas melanolomus

Photo by Bob Thomas, May 2010.

Photo by Shannon Fortenberry, May 2010.

While walking the Tiger Fern trail in Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, Belize, we noticed a sleeping snake protruding from a cohune palm.  The snake undoubtedly thought it was concealed, and what are the chances a herpetologist would turn up in the middle of the jungle late at night?


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