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Texas Rat Snake

Texas Rat Snake


Species group:
 Corn and Rat Snakes

Other name: Texas Ratsnake, Chicken Snake, Lindheimer

Scientific name: Elaphe obsoleta lindheimeri

Range/Habitat: The Texas Ratsnake is found
throughout Texas, southeastern Louisiana, southwestern Mississippi, south-central Kansas and south-central Oklahoma. Their common habitat is farmland, wooded areas, swampland, wetlands, and suburban areas where rodents can also be found.

Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
voracious appetite, beautiful snake
Challenging:
beginners, vicious bitters, snakeproof room, strong powerful snake, nippers, Cage aggression
Interesting:
Texas leucistic ratsnake, free roaming time
Overall review
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4.0 (6)
Southernemma
When I found a Texas (leucistic) ratsnake at a local ...
Review by: Southernemma (20) September 16, 2013 11:44
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4.00
1 photo
JohnSpinella
Texas rat snakes make decent pets, but I dont recomme...
Review by: JohnSpinella (21) November 28, 2010 11:11
  • Currently 100
3.00
Laskinns
My husband and I purchased our beautiful texas rat sn...
Review by: Laskinns (1) December 10, 2009 12:38
  • Currently 100
5.00
ms_lizasaur
Luke was an old, no longer wanted snake when I got hi...
Review by: ms_lizasaur (12) November 17, 2009 14:02
  • Currently 100
4.00
2 comments
1 photo
David R
These specimens are something Im trying to find in th...
Review by: David R (4) May 30, 2009 22:31
  • Currently 100
4.00
Learn more (1 video)
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Leucistic Texas Rat Snake Eating a Sma...
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Feeding (2 videos)
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Texas Rat Snake
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Texas Rat Snake: Reptile Repatriation
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Habitat (2 videos)
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Leucistic Texas Rat Snake!
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Interesting defensive behavior in Texa...
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