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Rat Snake

Ptyas mucosa


Some snakes give birth to live young and others lay eggs in a warm place like in a hollow log or buried in the ground! Their eggs are not hard like chicken eggs; they are kind of leathery and can be torn by the baby snakes.


Living in almost all kinds of habitat ranging from dry regions to moist forests. They are often found in suburban and residential areas as well. Female lays upto 35 eggs in silent and dark places which are usually in caves, large mounds, between rocks and wood piles.

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1 Comment

Dixie 5 years ago

Your rat snakes are prettier than ours.

Vipul Ramanuj
Spotted by
Vipul Ramanuj

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Spotted on Aug 2, 2012
Submitted on Oct 9, 2015

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