* Threatened or Endangered

Corn Snake *

 : Elaphe guttata guttata

 : Reptile

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 : Rodents

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Also called the Red Ratsnake, this small constrictor is an important aid to farmers in the control of rodents.  Even though this snake is non-venomous, it defends itself by drawing the body into an “S” shape and rapidly vibrating the tail like a rattlesnake. 

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