Kempner is a city in Lampasas County, Texas, United States. It's 70 miles NW of Austin Texas.
This sub-species (Thamnophis proximus) is found only on the Edwards Plateau of Texas.
Red-striped Ribbon Snake on the prowl for Southern Leopard Frogs, tadpoles, and toads that live there. Interesting to watch it at work too.. It explored the edges of the pond, then vanished down into the water for extended periods in search of its prey..