Timber rattlesnake, Oklahoma.
Western diamondback rattlesnake near Mangum, Oklahoma.
The “Rattlesnake Queen” at a derby in Mangum, OK.
Teenage girls hold a western diamondback rattlesnake at a derby in Mangum, OK.
Handlers hold up a western diamondback rattlesnake at a derby in Mangum, Oklahoma.
A girl holds up a western diamondback rattlesnake at a derby in Mangum, OK.
A tree boa in the rainforest of Bolivia’s Madidi National Park.
Predators like this rat snake make for a long, tense incubating period for endangered Attwater’s prairie-chickens. Many of the few nests in the wild are destroyed before the eggs hatch.
A big-headed turtle (Platysternon megacephalum shiui) from Asia at the Sedgwick County Zoo.
A baby leopard tortoise (Geochelone pardalis) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
A water turtle in Burwell, NE.
Pond turtle in Burwell, NE.
An ornate box turtle near Greenleaf, KS.
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