Kentucky Distribution - Limited distribution in Mammoth Cave area and one area in eastern Kentucky.
Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon platirhinos. Cooper Bldg. Three of the larger Kentucky snakes, Black Racer, Black Ratsnake and Black Kingsnake have ranges that extend across the state. Kentucky snakes come in a variety of sizes and colors, from the small brown earthsnakes to the large ratsnakes. Kentucky’s reptiles occur in a wide variety of habitats.
Kentucky Snakes Introduction Snakes are one of the most interesting groups of animals in Kentucky. Their overlapping territories makes it easy for the average person to misidentify them. Reproduction. In general, our lizards tend to prefer dry, open areas although some types of skinks occur in damp woodlands as well. Department of Forestry Kentucky Snake Identification . The snakes form a highly variable group from a habitat perspective; some are largely aquatic and must live in and near water; others are primarily terrestrial. Seasonal Changes - The corn snake begins to hibernate in October and will emerge during March or April.
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Life Cycle. Lexington, KY 40546 859.257.7597 firstname.lastname@example.org. Department of Forestry 216 T.P. Department of Forestry 216 T.P. Lexington, KY 40546 859.257.7597 email@example.com College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.
See more ideas about Kentucky, Snake and Reptiles. Aug 8, 2014 - Explore debrabranscum's board "Kentucky Snakes" on Pinterest. Life Span. Common Name Eastern Hog-nosed Snake They range in size from the tiny 7-inch worm snake to the impressive 6-foot black rat snake. Cooper Bldg.
Life Stage. Some like the slender green snake are masters of camouflage while others like the scar-let kingsnake display themselves with brilliant colors.