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 »

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Corn snakes should be housed in a 20 gallon or larger aquarium with a temperature gradient between its two halves. The warmest side should be kept at approximately 85 degrees Fahrenheit to facilitate the digestion of pre... More »

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The corn snake is typically orange to brownish-yellow with black-bordered red blotches throughout the length of its back. The belly features a black-and-white checkerboard pattern. Variations in color and pattern exist a... More »

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The eastern diamondback rattlesnake is the largest rattlesnake in the world, reaching lengths of up to 8 feet. Living in the coastal plain from North Carolina to Louisiana, its numbers are declining dangerously due to lo... More »

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A group of snakes can be referred to as a den, bed, pit, or nest. The exception to this is a group of rattlesnakes, which is called a rhumba. More »

In the wild, king snakes feed on other snakes, lizards, turtle eggs, birds, frogs and small mammals. They are opportunistic feeders, meaning that their diet varies depending on what is available. Common king snakes are k... More »

Both snakes and owls are carnivorous, eating only meat and no vegetation. They also prey on many of the same types of animals. Both snakes and owls usually swallow their food whole and expel whatever parts they cannot di... More »

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