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Northern Water Snake vs Copperhead

By Snaketracks / June 22, 2020

Northern Water Snake vs Copperhead Northern Water Snake and Copperhead snakes have some similarities, but are ultimately completely different. One is venomous while the other isn’t. Northern Water Snakes (Nerodia sepidon – nero meaning “flowing” or “liquid” and dia meaning “through”) are non venomous swimming serpents and one of the most common snakes in the […]

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Corn Snake Handling

By Snaketracks / April 20, 2020

How To Pick Up A Corn Snake One of the good things about having a Corn snake as a pet is the level of interactivity you can develop with it: Corn snakes can tolerate being handled for long periods. Of course, as with any other snake, “interactivity” does not mean “attachment”. Snakes do not develop attachment […]

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Tennessee Water Snakes

By Snaketracks / April 13, 2020

Tennessee Water Snakes Tennessee Water snakes are non-venomous, carnivorous and ovoviviparous snakes that, true to their name, like to spend time in or around water, even if they also venture on land and eventually climb trees. Quick Reference Section Tennessee Water Snake Species There are 5 recognized species of the so-called water snakes in Tennessee: […]

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Do Corn Snakes Bite?

By Snaketracks / April 8, 2020

Corn Snakes And Biting Being bitten by a snake can be a scary experience, but there is nothing to worry about when it comes to Corn Snakes!  Whether you are thinking of a Corn Snake as a pet, you are a Corn Snake new owner or you are a concerned relative, friend or neighbor of […]

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Corn Snake Morphs

By Snaketracks / April 6, 2020

All About Different Corn Snake Morphs? There are a ton of different corn snake morphs out there. Below we have 38 of the most popular types so you can easily choose your next one. Found primarily in the southeastern United States, and closely related to “rat snakes”, corn snakes are medium-sized snakes, brightly colored with […]

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Green Rat Snake (Gonyosoma oxycephalum)

By Snaketracks / March 30, 2020

Red-tailed Green Rat Snake Red-tailed green rat snakes can be identified by their striking green that blends in well with trees and caves in lowland jungles and forests. Despite what their name also, their tail is not always or even usually red. Sometimes they have magenta or even gray tails instead. Other distinctive characteristics are […]

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Mandarin Rat Snake

By Snaketracks / March 28, 2020

Mandarin Rat Snake Facts Mandarin rat snakes possess a remarkable natural beauty. Unfortunately, these snakes rarely show their beauty: they are reclusive and don’t make good display animals. They usually hide all day and become active in the evening. They’re nonvenomous. even if their bright colors and diamond pattern may also look dangerous. Quick Reference […]

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Egg-eating Snake

By Snaketracks / February 17, 2020

Egg-eating Snake Care Sheet The Egg-eating snake is a unique, distinctive snake known for surviving on a diet of bird eggs solely. They may be the closest thing you can get to owning a vegetarian reptile. Well, not really; just sort of. The egg-eating snake is described as having a nice, calm nature, So if […]

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Bull Snake

By Snaketracks / September 3, 2019

Bull Snake Care Sheet Closely related to the pine and gopher snake, the bull snake is an impressive species. They are beautifully patterned and quite docile. Additionally, bull snake care is easy. While this is usually a docile species, the bull snake has a reputation among some keepers of being aggressive and are seen as […]

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Western Hognose Snake Care (A Complete Guide)

By Snaketracks / August 20, 2019

This North American colubrid is quickly becoming one of the most popular pet snake species around the world. This snake is low maintenance, eye-catching and small in size. Interesting the diurnal nature of the species means they are active throughout the day. This makes it easier to interact with it. In North America where they […]

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