July 2, 2011, (183:365) I love living in the woods, and amongst the wildlife, as there is always something to see. This beautifully colored, docile snake was three feet from my front door and eye level with me. This is a Rough Green Snake. She was about 4 feet long, very slender and more afraid of me and the neighbors that came over to see her. She was wrapped in-between the lattice work. Also there was a baby praying mantis but when she turned around , he disappeared. (I am thinking lunch), but he could have flown off, I couldn't see what happened because of the angle. Anyway this type snake can be handled and they very rarely if ever bite. They eat insects.