water snake

A southern watersnake, which commonly eats mole salamanders, a group that includes two endangered species in California. The non-native snakes are invading California waters, posing a threat to native fish, amphibians and reptiles. (Source: J.D. Willson/University of Arkansas)

UC Davis Researchers Warning Of Invasive Water Snakes

Researchers at UC Davis are warning of an invasion of water snakes, threatening to put a strain on California’s native and endangered species.