Slithering Rat Snake
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A color nature photo of an eastern Rat Snake hunting along a branch for it's next meal. Rat snakes are a type of non-venomous constricting snakes. Their usual fare is As the name indicates is rats. Other common types of food eaten by rat snakes include other rodents, such as mice and chicks, as well as other types of smaller birds. Younger rat snakes prefer tree frogs and lizards as their first several meals. The diet of a yellow rat snake is so wide ranged because they have an aptitude to be able to swallow very large prey. In the wild, rat snakes will primarily eat mice, rats, squirrels and bird eggs.
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Original File Name: Slithering Rat Snake (DSC _148_Circle B Bar)
March 28th, 2020
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