Cell phone image of an adult Red Ratsnake reported by a friend to have eaten nestling mice in an unused folded umbrella.
De aproximadamente 2 metros de largo con manchas anaranjadas
Young adult female collected previously by Brian Radenberg at this site. Imaged only.
Corn Snake (Pantherophis guttatus) from Oxford, MS
The Red Cornsnake (Pantherophis guttatus), corn snake, or red rat snake, is a North American species of rat snake that subdues its small prey by constriction. The name "corn snake" is a holdover from the days when southern farmers stored harvested ears of corn in a wood frame or log building called a crib. Rats and mice came to the corn crib to feed on the corn, and corn snakes came to feed on the rodents....