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A rough green snake (Opheodrys aestivus) along Snake Road in Shawnee National forest in southwest Illinios.



An eastern hognose snake (Heterodon platirhinos) plays dead on the Snake Road, a three-mile stretch of road in the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois. To prevent herp deaths, this section of road is closed in the spring and fall when snakes are migrating.



A redbud tree (Cercis canadensis) in bloom in Centralia, IL.



A Bryant’s fox squirrel (Sciurus niger) in a city park in Centralia, Illinois.

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