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Adults can reach 6' in length. Coloration is variable but most often is dark gray with darker blotches although they can be almost completely black with indistinguishable blotches. Young almost always are gray with dark blotches.
Lives in a variety of habitats including old buildings where they hunt for mice. Excellent climber that eats rodents, birds and bird eggs, lizards.
Lol, Lisa as you put rat snake up I was already changing it. Thank you guys.
But I do think your right that it is not a Garter, I'm leaning to rat snake
Also garter snakes have 3 strips, not 2.
It's not a garter snake, a garter snake has two lines running the length of the snake, I think it's a milk snake but I'm not sure
Spotted on May 24, 2012
Submitted on Aug 21, 2012