About 18 inches. Lives in the bottom of a rotten mesquite tree trunk on a high bank about 50 yards from the Nueces River.
Interesting I have found three of these this year in, alluvial plain habitat unusual for the species, which I find much more commonly in bluestem/gams buffalo prairie/mesquite savannah any thoughts anyone?
large adult, DOR, about 7' long, female
Juvenile bullsnake VERY D.O.R.
81 degrees F.
The bullsnake (Pituophis catenifer sayi) is a large nonvenomous colubrid snake endemic to the central United States, northern Mexico, and southwestern Canada. It is currently considered a subspecies of the gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer).