Copperhead Hunting a Cicada

The photo shows a copperhead stretching for cicada that is just out of its reach. During July and August each year copperheads (Agkistrodon contortrix) flock to our yard to harvest emerging cicadas and June bugs. Both of these insects live underground for a year to several years as grubs. When they are ready to eclose … Continue reading Copperhead Hunting a Cicada