Photographer Sam McMillan titled this contribution "A Snake Named Kaa," writing:
Kaa is a fictional character from The Jungle Book stories written by Rudyard Kipling. Kaa is one of Mowgli's mentors and friends. I found this Kaa at Santa Margarita Lake on a afternoon photo session.
While Kipling described Kaa as a long, yellowish Indian rock python, we're not sure what species this beauty is. Do any of you know?
Would you like to see your nature photo featured as the TreeHugger photo of the day? Join TreeHugger’s Reader Photo Pool on flickr and add your pictures to the group.