City of Rocks
Posted 10 June 2004 - 12:44 PM
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Posted 10 June 2004 - 12:49 PM
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Posted 24 September 2007 - 02:16 PM
Want to let people know, we camped at City of Rocks on Saturday night. Slow drizzel rain all night, and a beautiful day Sunday. Hiked around and basically had a really good time. It's a neat place - $10 to camp, $14 with hookups (no sewer).
Anyway, it was our maiden voyage in the Casita and we had a GREAT time....
Edited by Kyle, 24 September 2007 - 02:17 PM.
Posted 05 April 2008 - 10:07 AM
I realize this was posted in 2004, but it is not a King Snake but a Gopher Snake.
Gopher Snakes can make themselves look and sound like a Rattle Snake. One fooled me once while I was irragating our alfalfa field (when we live out on a small farm, no longer do):
Alerted to danger, the snake coils up, vibrates its tail and hisses a warning (Pituophis means "phlegm serpent" in reference to this loud hiss).
The hiss is produced by use of an organ in the mouth called the glottis. The glottis opens and closes rapidly, giving a fair imitation of the rattle of a rattlesnake. The Gopher snake can also spread and flatten its head, thereby resembling a rattler even more. An unsure predator mistakes this behavior and the somewhat triangular head of the Gopher snake for a rattlesnake and backs off from its pursuit." - desert usa
DesertHawk* Las Cruces, New Mexico USA
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