Black Racer at Belleplain State Forest
Cape May County, New Jersey
This small-ish snake was laying in wait approximately 3 feet up from the ground. The racer kept an eye on me thought it did not flee while I setup my tripod for a few shots.
More info on the Northern Black Racer – https://www.virginiaherpetologicalsociety.com/reptiles/snakes/northern-black-racer/northern_black_racer.php
Visit Belleplain State Forest – https://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/belle.html