Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

common rat snake

Ptyas mucosa

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID


Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 8 years ago

I have seen two gopher snakes in a dispute.They did not really hurt each other. But they were wrestling until one fell in the water.

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 8 years ago

You are correct Sarah!!As I heard they show territorial behavior!!!

sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 8 years ago

Fighting males

shebebusynow 8 years ago

Any idea why these two snakes were 'standing' up like that at once? Don't think I've seen that before.

Dilan Chathuranga
Spotted by
Dilan Chathuranga

Sri Lanka

Spotted on Dec 16, 2013
Submitted on Dec 16, 2013

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team