On the Web - A garter snake, thought to be extinct for over twenty years, has been rediscovered. Three specimens of Thamnophis eques were found along the Gila River in New Mexico.
Meet the rediscovered Mexican Garter Snake
by Cindy Steinle
YouTube - Missing from New Mexico for nearly 20 years, the northern Mexican gartersnake (Thamnophis eques megalops) was considered locally extinct by many scientists until BioPark biologists discovered three of the snakes on June 2, 2013 near the Gila River.