A couple nights ago I went looking for blue crabs in a brackish canal and happened upon something you don't see everyday. There was a little miniature stream flowing into the canal and sitting in the middle of it was a big blue crab with what I thought was strange looking vegetation in his claws. I quickly scooped him up in my dip net and when I peered into the net I realized he was actually munching on a live snake.
The snake was very pissed off as the crab chewed his face with his little... uh... whatever it is a crab eats with.
"I don't know no snakes." Anyone know what kind it is?
The offender, strangely more red/brown than blue:
The snake didn't move for about 30 minutes after I got it away from the crab but slowly started to get its energy back. I took him home and let him go by the lake out back. The next morning I looked for him but couldn't find him so he may have survived.