Corn snakes can reach lengths of 4 to 5.5 feet. Newly hatched corn snakes are just 8 to 12 inches in length. Babies can easily live in small snake habitats no bigger than shoe boxes, while adults need large aquariums; Reptiles Magazine recommends a minimum size of 20 gallons.Continue Reading
Corn snakes that are properly cared for can easily live into their late teens. Some snakes live into their 20s, and they can reproduce up until they are 10 to 12 years old.
Corn snakes in captivity are usually fed a diet of appropriately sized mice, lizards or frogs. Food can be given live, although many owners prefer to buy frozen food and thaw it before feeding.Learn more about Snakes
Nonvenomous snakes include water snakes and land snakes, such as the brown water snake, banded water snake, mud snake, Eastern Indigo snake and scarlet kingsnake. Nonvenomous snakes vary widely in their appearances, habitats and sizes. Some closely resemble poisonous snakes, and even live in close proximity of them, while others are as gentile and nonaggressive as they appear.Full Answer >
Ringneck snakes have a dark body with a light yellow-orange ring around its neck. They grow no bigger than 15 inches and are harmless to people.Full Answer >
There are three different kinds of venomous snakes in Ohio: the eastern timber rattlesnake, the northern copperhead and the massasauga rattlesnake. Every year, people report sightings of the poisonous water moccasin, but these are just incorrect identifications of the nonvenomous northern water snake.Full Answer >
Most snakes can see, but different species of snakes see in different levels of detail. Some snakes even have a second form of sight using specially evolved receptors to detect heat.Full Answer >