Wildlife

Snake Yikes

Not the greatest photo, but I had to post. A snake on the back porch the other morning, eating lizards overnight. The lizards sometime perch on the rope net at night. I guess the “Yellow Rat” snake (juvenile) realized he found an easy meal. It looks like from the bumps in his body he ate a few. The juveniles feed on lizards and frogs and the adults feed on rats, mice, and other rodents… They will also feed on smaller farm animals chickens ducks etc… They constrict to kill their prey and swallow head first. The adults can be over 6 feet long. This species of snake feeds usually at night…

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