Eastern Black Rat Snake (Pantherophis alleghaniensis)

Scaled collection of drawings of Eastern Black Rat Snake in various poses

Native to North America and cataloged under the family Colubridae, the Eastern Black Rat snake (Pantherophis alleghaniensis) is also called a pilot snake, chicken snake, yellow rat snake, and everglades rat snake. The body color is a mix of shiny and black on the dorsal with cream or white on the chin and throat or white and black checkerboard pattern on their underside. As a terrestrial and arboreal snake, it prefers wetlands, farmlands, abandoned urban woodlands, thickets, and even water bodies. The Eastern Black rat snake freezes or musk predators with a foul-smell, coiling, snap, or shake tail in defense mode.

The Eastern Black Rat Snake has an overall length between 3.5’-6’ (1.07-1.83 m), body width of roughly 1”-1.4” (2.5-3.5 cm), and weight from 1.1-4.9 lb (.5-2.2 kg). The typical lifespan of the Eastern Black Rat Snake is between 10-34 years.

Details

*Under Development*

Height:
Width:
1”-1.4” | 2.5-3.5 cm
Depth:
Length:
3.5’-6’ | 1.07-1.83 m
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Weight:
1.1-4.9 lb | .5-2.2 kg
Area:
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Scientific Name:
Pantherophis alleghaniensis
Lifespan:
10-34 years

Properties

Drawings include:

Eastern Black Rat Snake top view (assorted)

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Snakes are a family of legless, elongated, venomous or non-venomous carnivorous reptiles. Covered in scales and equipped with multiple joints in their jaws, most species of snakes live on land and use their sense of smell in order to hunt their prey and sense their surroundings.

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