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

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 » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

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 » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

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 » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

All snakes are members of the kingdom Animalia, the phylum Chordata, the class Reptilia and the order Squamata. The family, genus and species classifications differ for different kinds of snakes. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Countries that have no native snakes include Ireland, New Zealand, Iceland and Newfoundland. Hawaii is one part of the United States that is also free of native snakes. More »

Milk snakes are harmless colubrids, while coral snakes are venomous elapids. Because of similarities in color and pattern, the two animals are easily mistaken for one another. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes