This post was contributed by Ed Morris and Anna Sheppard, Ecologists with Ontario Parks in northeastern Ontario.
On our way to Restoule Provincial Park, Anna said, “I think that was a snake on the road.”
“Let’s go back and check it then,” I responded.
“It looks like a gartersnake,” she said as we got closer.
We stopped anyway. We wanted to be sure it wasn’t one of its rarer cousins.