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More Snakes with Jay



One of the most listened to episodes of The Backyard Naturalists podcast is our initial conversation in our fourth episode with reptile and snake expert Jay Bell with Reptiles 101. Debbie and Laurie invited Jay back in the studio to talk more about his favorite reptilian creature. 

As a bonus in this episode, we learn that our co-host Laurie spent time homesteading in Alaska and she tells us about her most fascinating creature during her time in Alaska.

We also learn a new, “Word of the Day” from Jay as he teaches and explains one of the many defense mechanisms of some snakes. 

Several snakes are indeed beneficial to our wildlife habitats and yards. The Backyard Naturalists, along with Jay Bell, detail a few of these snakes and the benefits they offer. 

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