Lavender corn snakes can be visually quite entrancing, with their subtle pink-purple-grey coloration and ghostly patterns. Continue reading How to keep a Lavender Corn Snake: Genetics and Breeding Guide
Corn snakes are non-venomous Colubrids. For a long time, the humble corn snake has been one of the most popular pet snakes in the United States, and with good reason. They are even-tempered, relatively easy to care for, moderately sized, and are available in a startlingly diverse range of colors and patterns. Like rosy boas and ball pythons, corn snakes are interbred by herpetologists and … Continue reading What is an albino corn snake?Albino corn snake breeding guide
The ancient Ouroboros depicts a snake eating itself. In reality, it is less grandiose. Usually, it is a result of confusion, misplaced aggression, or ill health. Is it ever deliberate? Let’s take a closer look! A snake biting its own tail is not taking a new beginning. Incidents of this are symptomatic of ill health, confusion or high stress levels. One thing is for sure: … Continue reading Why do snakes eat themselves or bite their own tails?
There are dozens of subspecies of black and yellow snakes—black snakes with yellow patterns, yellow snakes with black patterns—you name it, they’re out there. Coloration and pattern varies so much in the serpentine world, and with such variance comes a new lexicon. You might encounter new words (but remember: they’re more afraid of you than you are of them!). What are we talking about here? … Continue reading Your Concise Guide to 17 Black and Yellow Snakes
First described in 1861 by American palaeontologist Edward Cope—something of a prodigy—the rosy boa is a magnificent snake. It comes in many colors. While there is some taxonomic dispute about Latinate forenames and phylogenetic jargon, the scientific world is largely united on this: the rosy boa is a very cool critter. In brief, the rosy boa morphs which occur commonly, in the wild are as … Continue reading Your Concise Guide to Over 20 Unique Rosy Boa Morphs