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Antiguan Racer

The Antiguan racer snakes are harmless reptiles that are found in parts of South America.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Dipsadidae
    Genus Alsophis
    Species A. antiguae
    Scientific Name Alsophisantiguae

    Length Typically about 1 meter
    Coloration Grayish brown
    Distribution Native to Antigua and Barbuda
    Habitat Prefers shadowed woodlands with dense undergrowth
    Diet Mostly lizards and similar other smaller preys
    Venom Fact Nonvenomous
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg-laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Critically Endangered

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    Published on March 4th 2017 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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