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Rat snake - Wikipedia


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 ...

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 ...

Gray Rat Snake Care Sheet - Reptiles Magazine


The gray rat snake is very common throughout its range, preferring wooded or field habitats.

BioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse Species, Pantherophis obsoletus ...


The common rat snake is medium-sized, averaging 42-72 inches (106.7-183 cm) in length (Conant and Collins 1998). At the widest point of the snake's body, ...

Rat Snakes for Sale | Reptiles for Sale


BackwaterReptiles.com has Rat snakes (Elaphe) for sale at ultra low pricing. Live arrival guaranteed when you buy a ratsnake from us!

Herps of Arkansas: Western Ratsnake (Pantherophis obsoletus)


Dec 27, 2013 ... The Western Ratsnake can be distinguished from the North American Racer, the other common "black snake" found in Arkansas, by the ...

Black Rat Snake - Snakes of Massachusetts


Snakes of Massachusetts. Black Rat Snake. Pantherophis alleghaniensis (42-72" , up to 101") MA Status: "Endangered." Illegal to harass, kill, collect or possess.

Black Rat Snake Information & Facts


Black Rat Snake Biology: In general, black rat snakes are a medium-sized snake. Their average length is between 40 to 70 inches. The widest point of the ...

Rat Snake - Davidson College Biology Department


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 ...

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 ...

Black Rat Snake - Chesapeake Bay Program


The black rat snake is a non-venomous snake with a long, black body and white belly. It can be found throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed, from the ...