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Black Rat Snake

Pantherophis obsoletus

Description:

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

Habitat:

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

Notes:

-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
AshleyT 5 years ago
Northern Water Snake (juvenile)
Nerodia sipedon http://srelherp.uga.edu/snakes/nersip.htm


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kim.patton.73
Spotted by
kim.patton.73

Kentucky, USA

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

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