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  Reptiles: North American Ratsnakes
Cliburn, J.W. Elaphe obsoleta spiloides (Grey Rat Snake) in aquatic habitats.
Somatic polyploidy in extraembryonic membranes of the snake, Elaphe guttata.
Schulz, K.-D. A monograph of the colubrid snakes of the genus Elaphe Fitzinger.
www.herper.com /snakearticles/elaphebiblio.html   (3287 words)

  
 Grey Rat Snake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Grey Rat Snake (Elaphe obsoleta spiloides) is a species of rat snake.
The snake is usually found in the woodlands of the Midwestern USA.
They are easily recognized by their light grey color, accompanied by dark grey blotches.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grey_Rat_Snake   (103 words)

  
 Rat Snake
Rat snakes are common on the throughout the Southeast.
Coastal forms are olive with four dark stripes on the back; inland specimens are light gray or brown with darker blotches and have a light belly with dark blotches Rat snakes from the Piedmont and Mountains are solid balck and are locally known as "fl snakes".
Rat snakes feed on birds and their eggs as well as rodents, such as rats, mice and squirrels.
www.uga.edu /srelherp/snakes/elaobs.htm   (168 words)

  
 Beauty rat snake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beauty Rat Snakes are long, slender, semi-arboreal snakes that are native to Asia.
Their average length is about 5-7 feet, with an unofficial record of slightly under 10 ft. In captivity some calm down to be nice pets, but others have been known to be quite temperamental even many years after capture.
Cave Dwelling Rat snake (Elaphe taeniura ridleyi) - This snake is native to Thailand and peninsular Malaysia, and as the name implies, lives deep within caves.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beauty_rat_snake   (382 words)

  
 ANIMAL BYTES - Gray Rat Snake
Gray rat snakes are one of the longest snakes in North America, occasionally reaching lengths of 8 feet.
When threatened, rat snakes will "rattle" their tail, fooling other animals into believing they are venomous.
Rat snakes are extremely important, both as predators and as prey.
www.seaworld.org /animal-info/animal-bytes/animalia/eumetazoa/coelomates/deuterostomes/chordates/craniata/reptilia/squamata/gray-rat-snake-0.htm   (192 words)

  
 Press: Snake's fatal blow
Roland the pet grey rat snake has lost a desperate fight for life after suffering the double blow of a serious injury and a freezing ordeal.
Grey rat snakes are native to the USA and live in temperatures of about 28 degrees - far warmer than the near freezing temperatures this week in Jarrow.
A fully grown adult grey rat snake grows to around five feet long and the breed is popular as a pet.
forum.kingsnake.com /uk/messages/1044.html   (638 words)

  
 Article 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
As the range of the rat snake encompasses much of that of the wood duck, Kennamer’s research on the SRS is applicable to other locations and therefore provides data supportive of national and flyway management schemes for wood ducks.
Rat snakes in coastal habitats of the Carolinas and Georgia are typically olive-colored, with four fl stripes running the length of the body.
Rat snakes are never likely to have a major impact on wood ducks on a regional scale or on a long-term basis.
www.dnr.sc.gov /magazine/magazinema05/html/wducksnakma05.htm   (2689 words)

  
 Corn Snakes, Rat Snakes, Hognose Snakes (Animal Zone)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
It is important that snakes get lots of gentle regular handling so that they will become used to it, and not perceive you as a threat (which could lead to you being bitten.) I have been well handled from a baby and as a result am a very friendly snake.
Snakes are cold bloodied; this does not mean that we have cold blood, it means that we are unable to regulate our body temperatures the way warm bloodied creatures do - by sweating, panting etc. Instead, we must move in and out of warmer and colder areas to effectively regulate our body temperature.
Rat snakes and corn snakes have the same temperature and environment requirements, they are actually part of the same family.
homepage.ntlworld.com /animal-zone/Snakes.htm   (1572 words)

  
 Herp Haven - Corn snake care, health, and feeding
The snake must be removed from the tank when spraying, and must be kept out for a minimum of 20 minutes (I waited an hour) for the spray to completely dry.
Snakes that have mites on them should then be treated with Reptile Relief, a natural pump spray that kills mites on contact.
Spray the snake and then use your hands to "massage" the liquid a little under the scales to kill the mites.
herphaven.no-ip.com /faq.html   (705 words)

  
 Serpents & Sand: The Snakes of Dhofar
Snakes have had an undeservedly bad press, however if they are treated with respect and a few basic rules adhered to - wearing shoes when away from habitation and being vigilant - then both snakes and people should be able to share the same environment with a degree of mutual safety.
These snakes come in a wide variety of colours and patterns, from plain grey or brown to speckled or banded, and usually taper to a long thin tail in plain brown.
A common snake in the scrub desert and rocky wadis of Dhofar.
www.arabianwildlife.com /archive/vol3.1/snake.htm   (1002 words)

  
 Corn Snake, Red Rat Snake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Distribution: The Black Rat snake is the most widely distributed rat snake in North America with a range from New England south through Georgia and west across the northern parts of Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, and north through Oklahoma to southern Wisconsin.
I have worked with Black Rat snakes that have had an even temperament, but also those that would strike and bite as soon as you went inside their cage to do routine maintenance.
To hibernate a your Rat snake for the winter, make sure it has had no food for two weeks and that the temperature is normal during this time allowing the snake to fully digest it's last meal and empty it's guts.
www.erac.org.uk /Caresheets/Blackratsnake.htm   (1211 words)

  
 critters5
This snake had an infection in its head, which unfortunately, killed it shortly after these photos were taken.
Snakes may do this when they are hungry or uncomfortable.
The snake was then given away to someone who took it to a veterinarian that was not familiar with reptiles.
www.snakes-n-scales.com /critters5.htm   (390 words)

  
 Snake Stock Footage
Snakes have a very flexible lower jaws, the two halves of which are not rigidly attached, and numerous other joints in their skull (see snake skull),
The Corn Snake, also known as the red rat snake, is one of several species of rat snakes occuring in the United States.
Rat snakes are large, powerful, non-venomous snakes which feed on a variety of prey species which they overpower by constriction.
www.junglewalk.com /stock-video/Snakes-stock-footage.htm   (697 words)

  
 CentralPets.com - Rat Snake - Grey Page (Printer Friendly Version)
In the wild, young Gray Rat Snakes are eaten by raptors and carnivorous mammals.
Gray Rat Snakes should be kept in an enclosure that is at least 24 inches long.
The Gray Rat Snake usually mates in April or June.
centralpets.com /php/PrintFriendly.php?AnimalNumber=2877   (414 words)

  
 gray rat snake - infos
The Black Rat Snake is one of several species of Rat Snakes occurring in the United States.
The Texas rat snake is similar to the gray rat snake, however the blotches...
rat snake any of between 40 and 55 species of the genus andlt;eandgt;Elaphe,andlt;/eandgt; of the family Colubridae and similar forms.
www.angelfire.com /alt2/ang5/5/gray-rat-snake.html   (210 words)

  
 Grey Woodpecker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Grey Woodpecker, Dendropicos goertae, is a widespread and frequently common resident breeder in much of equatorial Africa.
It is a species associated with forest and bush which nests in a tree hole, often in an Oil Palm, laying two to four eggs.
It is a typical woodpecker shape, and has unmarked green upperparts and a pale grey head and underparts.
www.wikiverse.org /grey-woodpecker   (328 words)

  
 Florida Rough Green Snake - harmless arboreal snake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The grey rat snake is another climber that can be found in North Florida.
Red rat snakes are also excellent cliimbers, but are more often found on the ground.
Rat snakes are also harmless, though these snakes can be defensive and may bite if handled or molested.
www.kingsnake.com /snakegetters/class/arboreal.html   (247 words)

  
 Grey Rat Snake
Grey rat snakes are large and commonly the most encountered snake in rural farming areas.
When they looked up, the grey rat snake fell to the ground while still coiled around this squirrel.
Minutes later, the squirrel was dead and became dinner for the snake.
www.educationcentral.org /sandalwood/herpetology/classroomanimalsgreyratsnake.htm   (211 words)

  
 Aquarium boss tackles abandoned snake - This Is Lancashire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
They tracked down Bolton Aquarium development manager Peter Liptrott, who headed to Wigan to tackle a grey rat snake which was lurking in a garden.
The snake - which Mr Liptrott said he would name only if it bit him - is now being looked after by aquarium staff.
Grey rat snakes - so called because their favoured meal is rat - come from America and can grow up to six feet long.
archive.thisislancashire.co.uk /2004/03/09/502703.html   (227 words)

  
 Snakes of New York
Many snakes are top level predators; for example, a single rat snake can consume over 100 rodents a year.
These snakes, like many other species, are variable in color and pattern; the basic color is dark brown or green with three yellowish stripes down their sides and back.
The milk snake is a boldly patterned serpent (brown or reddish blotches on a light grey to tan body) that vibrates its tail when annoyed.
www.esf.edu /pubprog/brochure/snakes/snakes.htm   (1165 words)

  
 OAFE - GI Joe: Snake-Eyes vs Swamp Rat review
Snake-Eyes is totally strapped, with all sorts of weapons sculpted on: he's got a dagger on his chest, throwing stars on his shoulder blades, grenades on his belt, a pistol on his thigh and a sheath on his left boot.
Having all the attributes of their marsh rodent namesakes, Swamp Rat forces can slither undetected under the surface of fetid stagnant water for long periods, and compress their bodies to fit inside narrow drainpipes and sewers.
With all his gear on, he really does resemble a rat: he's got pointed little "ears" on his removable helmet and a segmented metallic tail emerging from the gray cloak draped over his shoulders.
www.oafe.net /yo/gijsesw.php   (969 words)

  
 Welcome To StreetDragster.com
She was a lovely snake but unfortunately died after a year, thought to be due to a long term problem from birth.
During the time of keeping her Matt bought two snakes of his own, a Texas leucistic rat snake called ‘Dave’ and an everglades rat snake called ‘Zetec’.
When Matt’s grey rat snake died, he replaced them with a pair of Jungle Carpet Pythons, a male called Jake and a female called Lara.
www.streetdragster.com /Pages/Reptiles.htm   (369 words)

  
 Black Rat Snake Definition / Black Rat Snake Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
A Black Rat Snake (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta) is a speciesIn biology, a species is a kind of organism.
The snake prefers heavily wooded areas and they are known for having excellent climbing ability, including the ability to climb the trunk of large mature trees without the aid of branches.
Black Rat Snake is a very good climber and often climbs trees to eat nestling birds or eggs.
www.elresearch.com /Black_Rat_Snake   (302 words)

  
 Snake Getters!
The Florida pygmy rattler (Sistrurus miliarius barbouri) or dusky ground rattler is a small snake with a tiny, almost invisible rattle that is very difficult to hear.
A close lookalike is the red rat snake or corn snake.
In all the years I have been doing snake rescues, I have almost never had a property owner correctly identify the species of the snake they saw even when they were shown a high quality field guide with photos, not even when the snake was captured and shown to them.
www.kingsnake.com /snakegetters/snakephotos.html   (699 words)

  
 Ratsnake (Elaphe obsoleta)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Northern and western juveniles tend to have larger, more prominent blotches, while in southeastern specimens, the blotches tend to be smaller and not as distinct from the ground color.
Some populations and subspecies of this snake have a reputation for being irascible in temperment.
In many areas, this species is known for raiding chicken coops for eggs; hence the vernacular name of "Chicken Snake".
www.kingsnake.com /ratsnake/obsoleta.htm   (208 words)

  
 a good snake to breed with my grey rat? -
The best snake to breed with a grey rat would be a grey rat.
Also ususally the first genenration of hybrid snakes do not look good, you would have to wait for a few genenrations down before you really start getting something that looks nice, which will take a few years.
Breeding anything to a gray rat other then a gray rat will probably not produce the best looking babies, I suggest again to look into the different morphs, you'll be more pleased with the results then
www.reptileforums.com /forums/showthread.php?p=70408   (179 words)

  
 grey rat snake
Dalzall found a wild grey rat snake and she wanted to find it a safer place to live...
Corn Snake (Elaphe guttata) Black Rat Snake (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta) Fox Snake (Elaphe vulpina) Grey Rat Snake (Elaphe obsoleta spiloides)...
Grey rat snake R600 taiwanese rat snake R600 both are male snakes and come with their own tanks...
www.realhome.biz /misc/grey-rat-snake.php   (338 words)

  
 Snake 3 Adfunk Internet Solutions Article
Note: Snakes are abundant in all warm countries, and much the larger number are harmless to man.
Snakes of Massachusetts - http://www.umass.edu/umext/nrec/snake_pit/ Illustrated guide to 14 species, with identification key and information on snakes in general.
Snakes of Hudspeth County, Texas - http://www.kingsnake.com/hudspeth An online field guide with pictures to the snakes of Hudpseth County Texas in the Trans-Pecos Region of Texas.
www.geocities.com /wranglersnet/Snake3.htm   (741 words)

  
 Rat vs. Snake... You make the call   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Some believe it is a poisonous snake, with acid fangs and a whip's speed.
Others choose a power snake, like a boa, just one long thick muscle that wraps and wraps and then squeezes, slowly.
Rat vs. Snake is brought to you by the reAct collective.
users.rcn.com /rick.interport/ratvssnake/ratvssnake.html   (268 words)

  
 *Snakes-General - How can i convince my parents for a second snake.
I would say a corn snake, a bird, and a ball python is hardly a zoo.
Tell him it can be your start in making money because female ball pythons are nearly worth their weight in gold due to being able to have expensive babies.
this is a little late but the way i got my second snake is that my mom says if i can study up on the snake i want and have enough info to care for it then i can get one.
www.repticzone.com /forums/*Snakes-General/messages/196886.html   (951 words)

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