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  Fox Snake
Eastern fox snakes are constrictors, which means they kill by wrapping their bodies around the chest of their prey and squeezing until the prey eventually dies.
Fox snakes lay anywhere from 7 to 29 eggs in June or July, which hatch in late summer.
One of the defense mechanisms of the fox snake is to vibrate its tail as a warning to potential predators.
www.manbir-online.com /snakes/snake.54.htm   (234 words)

  
 Fox Snake, Elaphe vulpina
The Western Fox Snake (Elaphe vulpina) and the Eastern Fox Snake (Elaphe gloydi).
Fox snakes are very active during the day especially in the spring but often again in the fall as well.
Fox Snakes emerge from hibernation in April and are active until October.
www.herpnet.net /Minnesota-Herpetology/snakes/Fox_snake.html   (932 words)

  
 EEK! - Critter Corner - The Fox Snake
You may be surprised by the fox snake's large body, measuring 3 to 6 feet long.
The snake also has a dark band of color extending from the eye to the angle of the mouth as well as another line vertically between the eye and mouth.
Fox snakes live in dens found in old tree stumps, in humus (leaf litter), or under logs.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/caer/ce/eek/critter/reptile/foxsnake.htm   (462 words)

  
 Eastern Fox Snake
Along the southwestern shores of Lake Erie, west of Sandusky, one may encounter the eastern fox snake.
This is a subspecies of the western fox snake common to Wisconsin and adjacent states, several hundred miles away.
While not as agile tree climbers as the fl rat snake, fox snakes are better swimmers.
www.dnr.state.oh.us /wildlife/Resources/reptiles/efox.htm   (134 words)

  
  Fox Snake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Until recently the eastern and western fox snakes were considered to be subspecies of, Elaphe vulpina, with the western fox snake being Elaphe vulpina vulpina and the eastern fox snake Elaphe vulpina gloydi.
The eastern fox snake ranges in the states of Ohio and eastern Michigan, and the Canadian province of Ontario in flat, marshy areas along the shores of Lake Huron and Lake Erie.
Fox snakes are primarily diurnal and terrestrial, rodent feeding snakes, but sometimes will also eat birds, rabbits, and juveniles often consume frogs and other small animals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fox_Snake   (404 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Fox   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The presence of foxes all over the globe has led to their appearance in the popular culture and folklore of many nations, tribes, and other cultural groups.
Male foxes are known as dogs or tods, females are referred to as vixens, and their young are called kits or cubs, as well as pups.
In many cultures, the fox is a familiar animal of folklore, a symbol of cunning and trickery.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Fox   (777 words)

  
 ADW: Elaphe gloydi: Information
Eastern fox snakes historically occurred along the shores of the Lakes Huron and Erie, from the Georgian and Saginaw Bays to north central Ohio and eastward along the northern shore of Lake Erie to Long Point and perhaps Buffalo (Schmidt 1941).
Young snakes are paler in color, spots are rich brown and edged with a fl or dark brown band, and they have a dark transverse line anterior to their eyes and a line from their eye to the angle of the jaw (Conant and Collins 1998).
The blotches on the eastern fox snake are 4, 5, or 6 scales in length, while the western fox snake's blotches are 3 to 4 scales in length (Schmidt 1941, Harding 1997).
animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu /site/accounts/information/Elaphe_gloydi.html   (955 words)

  
 Snakes of Missouri: Non-venomous Snakes
Fox snakes kill their prey by constriction, vibrate their tail when alarmed and will bite to defend themselves.
This snake is very similar to the other garter snakes, but it usually has a yellowish-orange stripe down the middle of the back, an alternating double row of fl spots along the sides, and fl bars along the edge of the upper green lip.
Rough earth snakes differ from western earth snakes by having keeled scales along the back, five labial scales along the upper lip, and a single scale between the nostrils—compared to relatively smooth scales along the back, six labial scales along the upper lip, and two scales between the nostrils for the western earth snake.
www.mdc.mo.gov /nathis/herpetol/snake/snake1.htm   (3643 words)

  
 Milk Snake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some milk snakes have a striking resemblance to a coral snake and use this mimicry (a type of mimicry called Batesian mimicry) as a form of self defence.
However, the Eastern Milk Snake (Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum) does not resemble a coral snake; instead it tends to have similar markings to that of several other snakes, particularly the fox snake.
Milk snakes are, however, frequently found in and around barns, making use of their cool and dark environments, and for the easily accessed populations of rodents to feed on.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Milk_snake   (359 words)

  
 Fox Snake   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A Fox Snake (Elaphe vulpina) is a species of rat snake.
The Western Fox Snake (Elaphe vulpina vulpina) is distinguished by a yellowish head.
Fox Snakes feed primarily on rodents, though young specimen are known to feed on frogs.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/f/fo/fox_snake.html   (117 words)

  
 Warner Nature Center : Fox Snake FAQ
On average, fox snakes are 36-54 inches (3-4 feet) long, but one individual found in Goodhue County, MN was 5 feet (61 inches) long.
Fox snakes are good climbers, but they spend most of their time on the ground.
Fox snakes are constrictors who suffocate their prey with their powerful body coils before swallowing it whole.
www.smm.org /warnernaturecenter/programs/faq_fox_snake.php   (347 words)

  
 Western Fox Snake (“Pine”) - WDNR
This species is the most frequently encountered snake in people's homes, especially if the house has an old rock foundation where the snake(s) may be hunting for food or hibernating in the basement.
The fox snake is often mistaken for the venomous copperhead snake due to its head color, and subsequently is often killed.
Fox snakes are also often mistaken for rattlesnakes, as they often 'rattle" their tails in dry leaves, grasses or against objects when disturbed.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/land/er/herps/snakes/westfox.htm   (196 words)

  
 Fox Snake
The coloring on this snake in the Midwest is a yellowish-green body with fl spots.
The Fox Snake is a non-venomous snake evidenced by its non-elliptical pupil.
Snakes should not be killed, as they play an important role in balancing the rodent population.
www.surviveoutdoors.com /reference/snakes/fox-snake.asp   (132 words)

  
 BioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse Species, Critter Catalog, Elaphe gloydi
Eastern fox snakes range from 36-54 inches (91-137 cm) in length when mature (the published record length is 70.5 inches (179 cm)(some slightly longer animals are known)).
Fox snakes have a yellow-colored belly that is checkered with fl (Conant and Collins 1998).
Young snakes are paler in color, spots are rich brown and edged with a fl or dark brown band, and they have a dark line in front of their eyes (Conant and Collins 1998).
www.biokids.umich.edu /critters/Elaphe_gloydi   (730 words)

  
 Eastern Fox Snake   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The eastern fox snake's original home range ran along the shores of the Lakes Huron and Erie, from Georgian and Saginaw Bays to north central Ohio, and eastward along the northern shore of Lake Erie to Long Point and perhaps Buffalo.
Fox snakes are ground dwelling animals that are rarely found climbing trees or understory brush.
Fox snakes range from 36-54 inches in length when mature (the published record length is 70.5 inches, some slightly longer animals are known).
www.avidpets.com /Snakes/east-fox-snake.htm   (485 words)

  
 Eastern Fox Snake: Canadian Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Recovery Team
Fox snakes have a yellow colored belly that is checkered with fl.
Young snakes are paler in color, spots are rich brown and edged with a fl or dark brown band, and they have a dark transverse line anterior to their eyes and a line from their eye to the angle of the jaw.
The blotches on the eastern fox snake are 4, 5, or 6 scales in length, while the western fox snake's blotches are 3 to 4 scales in length.
www.wincom.net /~snakes/html/idguide/id_efs.htm   (408 words)

  
 Fox Snake   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This wonderful constricting snake can become quite tame when handled and because it can grow to a length of 80-140 cm it can be intimidating especially when it coils and vibrates it's tail when alarmed, unfortunatley it has also been the reason for man to kill it.
Fox Snakes love to bask in the warm spring sun and finds itself victim to cars while stretched out on the warm pavement.
The Fox Snake is yellowish brown with brown blotches down it's back and can be found living near marsh and woodland edges, where it hunts and basks.
www.kwic.com /~pagodavista/schoolhouse/species/herps/fxsnake.htm   (110 words)

  
 Gray Fox - Metal Gear   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fox's objective was to gather data on a top-secret nuclear weapon that the fortified state of Outer Heaven was secretly developing.
Fox and Snake met again after four years when the bridge leading to the detention camp where Dr. Marv was being held was destroyed by Fox himself.
However, Fox was severely injured during the second assault (one of his arms was sliced off by the tank's laser) and was pinned against a wall by REX before being released to fall to the ground.
metalgear.wikia.com /wiki/Gray_Fox   (1522 words)

  
 The Greater Georgian Bay Reptile Awareness Program
Young fox snakes are greyish with reddish brown blotches and have a dark cross band on the head.
Fox snakes are constrictors and small rodents, birds and frogs are their prey.
Fox snakes are excellent swimmers and have been recorded travelling several kilometres between islands.
users.vianet.ca /~pearson/mnr/fox.htm   (249 words)

  
 Food Web Fox Snake
Yes, there are a few breeds of snakes out there that are deadly and poisonous, but those snakes are handled by professionals and would be not considered as a house pet.
Snakes are usually associated with "evil", but really they are great, clean pets to keep you company.
Snakes have such and calm and patient personalities, they do not rush into things and they don't use force when it is not needed.
www.snakefriends.com /food-web-fox-snake.html   (853 words)

  
 DNR - Fox Snake (Elaphe vulpina and Elaphe gloydi)
Habitat and Habits: The Western Fox Snake (Elaphe vulpina) inhabits woods, old fields, and dune areas.
Fox snakes feed on rodents, frogs, and birds.
Range and Status: The western fox snake is found in the Upper Peninsula, where it is often called a "pine snake." The eastern fox snake, of the Great Lakes marshes in the southeastern Lower Peninsula, is listed as a THREATENED species by the Michigan DNR and is protected by state law.
www.michigan.gov /dnr/0,1607,7-153-10370_12145_12201-61210--CI,00.html   (228 words)

  
 Star_Wars_Solid_Snake
Snake found and destroyed Metal Gear, he also discovered that the man pulling the strings in Zanzibar was also the one whom he had encountered in Outer Heaven, Big Boss.
Snake eventually encounters the rest of Fox Hound and defeated them each in turn, and discovers the true nature be hind the deaths of the Arms Tech President and the DARPA Chief, a leathal geneticly engineered virus called Fox Die.
Snake also finds out that he was only the carrier for the virus, and that it had a short life span in his blood stream, and that it was harmless to him.
www.geocities.com /sean_ropp/Star_Wars_Solid_Snake.html   (908 words)

  
 Solid Snake (playable character)
Snake agreed and was in Zanzibar with a radar and an improved Transmitter.
Snake snuck into the Big Shell and found out that it has been taken over by Dead Cell, and the same private army that took over the Tanker two years ago, except someone else had to be their leader, as Sergei died.
Snake was a bit confused as to why she was giving up the katana, but he didn't bother to ask and snuck his way to a hallway.
metalgearsolid2sonsofliberty.50megs.com /custom3.html   (4112 words)

  
 Fox Snake: Nature Snapshots from Minnesota DNR: Minnesota DNR
In young western fox snakes, the head has a fl line from the eye to the jaw, and another across the top between the eyes.
The western fox snake does not have special status in Minnesota, which means its population is likely doing fine.
Western fox snakes tend to be active during daytime in the spring and fall.
www.dnr.state.mn.us /snapshots/snakes_turtles/foxsnake.html   (358 words)

  
 About Us - Fox Creek Leather
Fox Creek Leather is a small, family-owned company located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of southwestern Virginia not far from the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Earlier this month a 6-foot fl snake crawled across the floor, inspiring Lisa to assume an unconventional position at her desk.
The two hundred plus year old log cabin I live in on Fox Creek still sports a "Johnny House" as the sole means of communing with the waste spirits.
www.foxcreekleather.com /about   (635 words)

  
 WESTERN FOX SNAKE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Western Fox Snake is a large snake, averaging 40 to 50 inches in length.
Young fox snakes are pale gray with the same dark brown pattern as the adults.
The Western Fox Snake is a prairie grassland and farmland snake that prefers moist habitats to drier ones.
herpcenter.ipfw.edu /outreach/accounts/reptiles/snakes/W_fox_snake/index.htm   (196 words)

  
 Eastern Milk Snake
These can be distinguished from the dorsal blotches of fox snakes because they are reddish to rusty brown in color and outlined with fl, while fox snake blotches are usually a solid dark brown or fl.
Milk snakes are said to be found in wooded valleys, abandoned rock quarries, or old farmsteads that are close to water.
Fox snakes also have a divided anal plate, while milk snakes have a single, or smooth, anal plate.
www.angelfire.com /ab6/jnjkapfer/eastern_milk_snake.htm   (506 words)

  
 * Fox Snake - (Reptile & Amphibian): Definition
Description Measuring 36 to 56 inches in length, this is one of Minnesota's larger nonvenomous species of snake (Conant and Collins, 1991).
These male Fox Snakes wrestling in combat were hanging in the roots of a tree which had been blown over.
The fox snake gained its name because it secretes a strong-smelling fluid, suggestive of the odour of a fox.
en.mimi.hu /reptile/fox_snake.html   (179 words)

  
 Western Fox Snake   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When a western fox snake is disturbed, it rapidly vibrates the tip of its tail.
Fox snakes feed on small mammals such as mice, voles, and baby rabbits and birds.
The western fox snake is common in Wisconsin and Iowa, and in the northern half of Illinois in prairie areas, but not in forested areas.
www.museum.state.il.us /muslink/prairie/htmls/popups/reptiles_foxsnake.html   (176 words)

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