Ringneck snakes have a dark body with a light yellow-orange ring around its neck. They grow no bigger than 15 inches and are harmless to people.
The ringneck snake can be found in any habitat, but are commonly seen in wooded areas, grasslands and the borders of marshes. They tends to stay camouflaged under bark or larger rocks. They inhabit a wide range of North America, from southern Canada down to Florida. There are several different sub-species of the Ringneck snake, but all can be distinguished by the ring around their neck. Their diet consists of smaller amphibians, snakes and other invertebrates.Learn More
Most snakes can see, but different species of snakes see in different levels of detail. Some snakes even have a second form of sight using specially evolved receptors to detect heat.Full Answer >
Nonvenomous snakes include water snakes and land snakes, such as the brown water snake, banded water snake, mud snake, Eastern Indigo snake and scarlet kingsnake. Nonvenomous snakes vary widely in their appearances, habitats and sizes. Some closely resemble poisonous snakes, and even live in close proximity of them, while others are as gentile and nonaggressive as they appear.Full Answer >
There are around 28 to 30 species of snakes commonly referred to as cobras. If any snake that has a hood and can raise its upper body is considered to be a cobra, then there may be as many as 270 species of cobra.Full Answer >
A full-grown corn snake is between 30 and 48 inches long. The largest on record was 6 feet long. Corn snakes are native to North America and are found from New Jersey to the Florida Keys, west to New Orleans and north to the Memphis, Tenn. area.Full Answer >