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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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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: ...

Species Information: eastern ratsnake (Pantherophis alleghaniensis)

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Characteristics. Formerly known as the "black ratsnake", this commonly seen snake is a solid, shiny black and grows to lengths of 42-72 in. (106.7-183 cm).

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 ...

PA HERP IDENTIFICATION » Eastern Ratsnake

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Also commonly called Black Rat Snake. Large, heavy bodied species with weakly keeled scales. The head is distinct from the body. The upper body is black to ...

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 ...

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Rat Snake
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata Family: Colubridae Genus: Elaphe
Species: Elaphe obsoleta
The Eastern Rat Snake, Elaphe obsoleta is very aggressive for a nonvenomous snake and will bite if threatened. These adept climbers have spiny belly scales to "grab" the tree trunk as they climb... 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 ...

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

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The Black Rat Snake is the largest snake in Virginia, growing up to eight feet long . ... A full-grown Black Rat Snake has few predators other than humans.