Photo of the Day

January 16, 2017

I Was Here

A garter snake, also known as a garden snake, left an eerie, late-summer memento in Your Shot photographer Kathy F.’s northeastern Pennsylvania flower bed. “I was surprised to see how perfectly the skin had come off and [was] still in the shape of the snake,” she says. “[Garter snakes] are very common in the gardens and yards where I live. I placed it on a hosta leaf and took this macro shot to emphasize the details of the snake's skin.”

Photograph by Kathy F, National Geographic Your Shot
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