Gardening for Wildlife forum: Some helpful critters in the yard

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Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
May 5, 2016 1:49 PM CST
My neighbor moved an old carpet that had been on the ground for some time; this was underneath:
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Rosy Wolf Snail with a clutch of eggs. These snails eat other snails and slugs so they are good to have in the garden.

Later I was heading out through the gate to the back yard but stopped when I saw this:
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Here, have a closer look:
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It's a Yellow Rat Snake, another good garden critter.

Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Texas (Zone 8a)
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GrammaChar
May 5, 2016 1:56 PM CST
Hurray! Those ARE good guys!
GrammaChar

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