|Florida Bog Frog (Lithobates okaloosae)|
|Southern Hognose Snake (Heterodon simus)|
I took the bog frog photo with my old camera before I broke it, but never posted it. This is the species that brings me out to work many nights during the summer months. Night work is one way to beat the heat.
Southern Hognose Snakes seem to have a very high tolerance for direct sun in the heat of the day. They and Eastern Coachwhips (Masticophis flagellum flagellum) seem to be the only snakes I'll see in the middle of hot days, with coachwhips being by far the more commonly encountered of the two.