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What kind of snake is this? Any help?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by okshaus, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. okshaus

    okshaus New Egg

    Oct 6, 2012
    I think it is a Northern Pine Snake but I am not sure....

  2. silkensunlight

    silkensunlight Out Of The Brooder

    Looks like it might be a milk snake to me.
  3. Zigmont

    Zigmont Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 29, 2011
    where do you live? It does look like a pine snake. certainly not poisonous. They are protected where I live in NJ
  4. Zigmont

    Zigmont Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 29, 2011
    milk snakes are red
  5. CluckyCharms

    CluckyCharms Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'd say it's either a northern pine or an anery corn snake; both are harmless. We had an anery corn snake named Candycorn - lived to 7 and grew to 5.2 ft.

    If you go outside and alarm the snake (wave a stick in its general vicinity). If it starts shaking it's tail like a rattler and violently hisses at you - that's a northern pine trait. If it does pretty much nothing...or slinks away, or acts curious in regard to the stick - it's probably an anery corn.

    I don't know anything about snakes other than my own experiences with Candy. I'm sure others on the board will chime in to help you.
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2012
  6. silkensunlight

    silkensunlight Out Of The Brooder

    That depends on where you are. Eastern milk snakes can be a grey/brown color.
  7. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 7, 2009
    Southeast texas
    That is a juvenile rat snake.
  8. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2010
    Anderson, Texas
    Here's a rat snake.
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  9. Don't know but can I have it? [​IMG]
  10. ChickPrincess

    ChickPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2012
    Canandaigua NY
    I'm quite sure it's a corn snake. Named that because they live in the corn fields down south and eat mice and rats. They are a very common pet snake.
    Where are you located?
    I'm pretty sure that's what it is... very harmless unless you're a mouse. :)
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