i caught one today! i have only seen a few snakes since moving here, and never been quick enough to catch them. but today i spotted a small garden snake and was able to easily catch it. and here’s proof:

and then i let one of the students handle it

and then i saw a dead snake on the road while driving home from work. and yesterday i found a snake skin in my green house. i bet some snake was enjoying the warmth the greenhouse provides