In captivity, corn snakes typically live from 15 to 20 years, depending on their individual care, diet and handling. Wild corn snakes have a much shorter lifespan than pet corn snakes. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

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; Re... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Determining a corn snake's gender can be done by one of three methods: popping, probing and visual techniques, according to the Utah Veterinary Clinic. The first two methods should only be done by professionals, as they ... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Some snakes live in holes, while others reside in underground burrows. Snakes may create their own dwellings, called burrows, while others inhabit holes created by other animals. Some snakes meander through holes undergr... More »

Water moccasin snakes, commonly referred to as cottonmouths, are found throughout the Southeastern United States. They are primarily found from Virginia, down to Florida and across to eastern Texas. More »

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 » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Rattlesnakes have a lifespan in the wild of 10 to 20 years. The species is not endangered, but the species has experienced thinning numbers due to hunting and loss of habitat. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes