Archive for the 'Rat Snakes ' Category

Do Rat Snakes Make Good Pets?

Keeping Rat Snakes Taxonomy All the rat snakes listed below used to belong to a Super Genus Elaphe, consisting of around 40 species of snake. The snakes belonging to the genus Elaphe, have recently been broken up and many snake...

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Yellow Rat Snake Care Sheet

The yellow rat snake originates from the US.  This snake has been commonly available in the pet trade for decades . Yellow rat snakes breed readily in captivity, so finding a hatchling is not difficult. These snakes grow larger than...

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Rat Snakes Part II

This is the second part in my Rat Snake series and will cover European Rat Snakes. There is a great diversity of European Rat snake species that are suitable to keep in captivity. However they are less popular than American...

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Rat Snakes Part I

This is the first article in a series of three and will cover North American Rat Snakes. Part II will cover European Rat Snakes. Below is a list of North American Rat snakes species/subspecies that are most commonly available and...

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