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A Yellow Rat Snake

Family: Colubridae Adult Size: 4 to 6 feet Range: In its pure form, this snake is found from coastal North Carolina to southeastern Georgia and over most of the Florida peninsula. In the Florida Everglades a very similar snake is brilliant orange and often is known as the Everglades rat snake, E. o. rossalleni. Habitat: Yellow rat snakes are arboreal, often found high in cypress and oak trees in search of prey. They usually are found near water but also can be common near homes and barns. Captive Lifespan: 12 to 20 Years Dangerous: Care Level: Intermediate

TAGS: Missouri, Safari, United States, Yellow

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2015
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 2, 2015, 2:08 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL SL1
Focal Length: 75mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: ISO640
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