Update on Fred
|Fred the Freakin' Freeloading Snake|
A friend of mine has another friend (is that confusing) who knows a little about snakes so she sent him the photo of Fred so we could figure out what kind of snake he is and here is his answer.
"After a google search, I am sticking to my original opinion. A Racer, and many of the Google pics look enhanced to me, they are not THAT blue, and are often gray like the one in the vehicle. I generally like snakes but I would not want to find a Blue Racer in my car, they are freakishly fast and will bite, harmless but scary. Even the way the snake holds it's body says "racer' to me. They live in open grasslands and hunt by sight, so they hold up their heads to look around. I've only seen a couple in my lifetime,,,whoosh, gone."
We agree that Fred is a mighty fast moving snake so there you have it , Fred is probably a Blue Racer, that is kind of cool, well as long as he leaves my truck. Thanks Molly and her friend for solving that little mystery.
It is a little windy and rainy today so tomorrow we will get out and discover Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. There are lots of bike trails here so we will probably peddle our way around the city. Looking forward to discovering a new place.