Tag Archives: Japanese rat snake

Roadkill and Roadsigns

Hi blog. The rainy season is well and truly upon us, with some frightful downpours scattered across the Kanto region.   Just recently, the Sayama zoo had its annual firefly event – the park breeds fireflies in a special enclosure … Continue reading

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To get to the other side

You don’t see this every day.     I stumbled upon this on June 13th near the border between Saitama and Tokyo.   The snake in question is almost certainly the Japanese rat snake (Elaphe climacophora), locally known as the … Continue reading

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