The recommended diet for a pet juvenile rat snake is mice, but it can also be fed chicks or rats. In the wild, juvenile rat snakes eat rodents, small lizards and sometimes small frogs. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Rat snakes are constrictors that eat rodents, birds, frogs, squirrels and bird eggs. They play an important role in many ecosystems by keeping the population of rodents at a constant, low level. More »

According to VCA Hospitals, all snakes are carnivores and prefer to eat whole prey items. The specific prey items depend on the snake species and the size of the snake. More »

The diet of a baby rattlesnake includes small lizards and small rodents and is similar to that of an adult rattlesnake, only differing in the size of the prey. Like adult rattlesnakes, juveniles only eat live prey. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

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 »

State and local laws in the United States regarding ownership of cobras and other poisonous snakes vary widely. Prospective cobra owners must check the statutes in their area prior to purchase. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Coral snakes eat other smaller snake species, as well as their own kind, frogs and lizards. Coral snakes are venomous creatures though their venom rarely causes death in humans as long as the bite victim is treated promp... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes