head of pacific gopher snake

A harmless Pacific Gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer catenifer) sunbathing across Saline Valley road (Death Valley National Park).­

For more information about this species of snake, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Pituophis_­catenifer

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Saline Valley Rd, Death Valley National Park, CA, USA