I’m a North American snake found mainly in Florida and the southeast.

I’m the most common snake to keep as a pet as I’m not very big and I’m very friendly to humans. Humans like us as we keep the rodent population down which is good for farmers. We are sometimes called the Red Rat Snake

Class

Reptile

Family

Squamata

Food group

Carnivore

Body Clock

Crepuscular

Life Span

In the wild: up to 10 years
In captivity: up to 23 years

Body Weight

up to 300g

Length

75 – 180cm

Unique Traits

Efficient rodent hunters and lives where they live.