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PHOTO OF THE MONTH - AUGUST, 2011

Battling Texas Indigo Snakes - Drymarchon melanurus erebennus
                            Ayissa Sandoval  photographed this  incredible scene of  two adult  Texas Indigo Snakes
                            (Drymarchon melanurus erebennus)  locked in  battle  at the  Santa Ana National Wildlife
                            Refuge in  Hidalgo  County, Texas  adjacent to the  Rio Grande River.  The Texas Indigo
                            Snake is protected as a Threatened Species in Texas.                 Photo by Ayissa Sandoval





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