It's amazing how hard it is to find a bright yellow snake. They're supposed to be poisonous, but they're real mellow, so you don't need to worry about getting bitten unless you start poking the snake or picking it up.
Oedemera sp. ♂ (hoping for a species ID – suggestions welcome) Size: 7 mm Males of these beetles sport these oversized thighs (femura) on their hind legs. I haven't been able to figure out the reason for this but I suppose it has something to do with the mating. You typically find the adults on flowers feeding on pollen. The family Oedemeridae is sometimes even referred to as "pollen-feeding beetles". Stacked from 33 natural light exposures in Zerene Stacker. Canon 5DmkII, Canon…