The Dekay’s brown snake (Storeria dekayi) is a small colubrid species found throughout the eastern half of the United States, northern Mexico, and parts of southern Canada. This species may be confused for redbellied snakes (Storeria occipitomaculata) but lacks the characteristic spot found behind the head that can be used an an identifier between theRead More
Author: Maryann Barbon
I have always found great joy in working with reptiles, both as a profession and as a hobby. I have worked with snake species from all over the world and am still just as happy to see a tiny Dekay's brownsnake as I am a large eastern diamondback. I enjoy spending my free time educating others and expanding my knowledge as well.
Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus)
The eastern diamondback rattlesnake, Crotalus adamanteus, is the largest recognized rattlesnake species. The average size for this species is between three and six feet (36-72 in), but the largest recorded individual measured eight feet in length (96 in). Life expectancy in the wild is less than 15 years but specimens in captivity can live toRead More