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Black Rat Snake

Pantherophis obsoletus


Small; may have been a juvinile. greyish brown , darker spot/stripe pattern.


Woodlands; often found in trees. also inhabits barns, etc...


-Constrictor; preys upon rodents. one of the largest snakes found in KY.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Black Rat Snake (juvenile)
Pantherophis obsoletus Black Rat Snake | AWAKE
AshleyT 5 years ago
Northern Water Snake (juvenile)
Nerodia sipedon

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Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Aug 7, 2012
Submitted on Aug 7, 2013

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