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Rat snake

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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 ...

Rat Snake Facts - Live Science

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

Black Rat Snake Fact Sheet - National Zoo

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The common rat snake is medium-sized, averaging 42 to 72 inches (106.7 to 183 cm) in length. At the widest point of the snake's body, its average diameter is ...

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

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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 ...

Black Rat Snake Information & Facts

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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

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

Black Ratsnake - Marshall University

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Natural History. Description: The Black Ratsnake is one of the most common snakes found in West Virginia. It is considered to be the state's largest serpent.

Black Rat Snake - Chesapeake Bay Program

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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 ...

Gray Rat Snake Care Sheet - Reptiles Magazine

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

Common Rat Snake - Reptiles Magazine

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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 ...

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

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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

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

Black Rat Snake

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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 ...