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Rat snakes (or ratsnakes) are members – along with kingsnakes, milk snakes, vine snakes and indigo snakes – of the subfamily Colubrinae of the family ...

Species Profile: Rat Snake (Elaphe [Pantherophis] obsoleta) | SREL ...


Description: Adult rat snakes are typically 3-5 ft (91-152 cm), but large individuals may be more than 6 ft (183 cm) long. The appearance of rat snakes varies ...

Eastern Ratsnake - Virginia Herpetological Society


Vernacular Names: black ratsnake, Alleghany black snake, black chicken snake, black Coluber, black pilot snake, black racer, blue racer, chicken snake, ...

Black Rat Snake


The Black Rat Snake is the largest snake in Virginia, growing up to eight feet long . It is mostly black, with some white showing between its scales. The belly is ...

TN_ratsnake - snakes of tennessee


Gray Ratsnake. Pantherophis spiloides. (formerly Elaphe spiloides). Photo by Lisa Powers. Description: COMING SOON. Habitat: Life History: Range: Statewide.

Gray Ratsnake | Outdoor Alabama


Black Rat Snake. Gray Rat Snake Photo Credit: J.D. Wilson. Gray Rat Snake Photo by Bill Funderburk. SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pantherophis spiloides. OTHER ...

Rat Snake - Kentucky Snake Identification Site - University of Kentucky


Common Name: Rat Snake. Species Name: Elaphe obsoleta. Non-Venomous. KSNPC status is: Unlisted. Appearance: Adults can reach 6' in length. Coloration  ...

Common Rat Snake - Reptiles Magazine


The common rat snake, Elaphe obsolete, is the largest species of North American rat snake. Its range includes most of the eastern United States into southern ...

DNR - Black Rat Snake (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta) - State of Michigan


Description: A large shiny black snake with a white chin and throat. Young rat snakes are patterned with dark blotches on a gray background, and traces of this  ...

Rat Snake, Pantherophis alleghaniensis - Florida Museum of ...


The UF Herpetology Division's Online Guide to FL Snakes: Eastern Rat Snake, Rat Snake, Chicken Snake, Yellow Rat Snake, Everglades Rat Snake.

Common Rat
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia Family: Muridae Genus: Rattus
Species: Rattus rattus
The black rat, also known as the common or house rat, occurs in a great many varieties and races, or subspecies, of which few are actually black, despite the common name. Believed to have come from Southeast Asia, this species spread... More »
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Rat Snake Facts - Live Science


Feb 25, 2016 ... Rat snakes are medium-to-large, nonvenomous snakes that kill by constriction. Recent research has complicated the taxonomic classification ...

Rat Snake - predation pattern, combat dance, bites and videos


Although they prefer rodents, rat snakes will bite humans if cornered. Avoid infection wounds by knowing how to respond to its aggressions knowing its natural ...

Rat Snake


NC Snake Pictures / Rat Snake. Elaphe obsoleta. Nonvenomous; adult size 42- 103 inches (1,067 to 2,159 mm); common distribution map. Distribution key: ...