All posts in "Colubridae"

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Corn Snake (Red Rat Snake)

By Snaketracks / June 26, 2019

Corn Snake Care Sheet The corn snake is one of the easiest snakes to care for. They are hardy, docile, attractive, and reluctant to bite, characteristics that make them an excellent choice for the novice and the experienced alike. They are endemic to North America and are quite easy to find. They breed readily in […]


Garter Snake (Ribbon Snake)

By Snaketracks / June 25, 2019

Garter Snake Care Sheet Garter snakes are perfect snakes to start with as they don’t constrict, don’t grow too big and are easy to care for. They can be found from Canada to Central America. They are also referred to as ribbon snakes because of their colorful nature. There are many different species and subspecies […]


Mexican Black Kingsnake (Western Black Kingsnake)

By Snaketracks / June 23, 2019

Mexican Black Kingsnake Care Sheet The Mexican black kingsnake is also known as the western black kingsnake. This constrictor is native to northern Mexico and southern Arizona and is a popular pet alongside the common kingsnake, the Outer Banks kingsnake, black kingsnake, speckled kingsnake, California kingsnake, and the Florida kingsnake – all of which are […]


Pueblan Milk Snake (Campbell’s Milk Snake)

By Snaketracks / June 1, 2019

Pueblan Milk Snake Care Sheet The Pueblan milk Snake, also known as Campbell’s milk snake (named after the herpetologist Jonathan A. Campbell), is a vibrantly colored snake which is popular around the world. Their docile nature and colorful patterns of red, white and black bands make this species one of the most desirable snakes to […]