Not all black snakes are poisonous. The black rat snake is a large snake, but it is nonvenomous, instead killing its prey through constriction. The Northern black racer snake can be rather bad-tempered, but it too is non... More »

Black rat snakes are hatched from eggs like most other snake species. Black rat snake reproduction begins in late April, May or early June, a few weeks after the adults snakes emerge from winter hibernation. The males us... More »

The best way to repel black rat snakes is to remove the things that attract them to an area, typically places where they or their favorite food animals can hide. Commercial snake repellents, ultrasonic devices and ground... More »

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Species of black or mostly black snakes in Florida include the black swampsnake, the southern ring-necked snake, the eastern mudsnake, the eastern indigo snake and the southern black racer. All of these species are nonve... More »

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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... More »

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Kingsnakes, of which there are several species, are not venomous, and as a group they actually prey upon venomous snakes. Some species of king snakes do resemble venomous snakes, but kingsnakes kill their prey using cons... More »

Black rat snakes are hatched from eggs like most other snake species. Black rat snake reproduction begins in late April, May or early June, a few weeks after the adults snakes emerge from winter hibernation. The males us... More »