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Baja California Rat Snake

The Baja California Rat Snake is a species of colubrid snakes that are nonvenomous. These are nocturnal snakes, and very little has been known or studied about this reptile.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Colubridae
    Genus Bogertophis
    Species B. rosaliae
    Scientific Name Bogertophis rosaliae

    Length 85–150 cm (59 inches)
    Coloration Light brownish beige with the upper part gradually turning bright yellowish
    Distribution Mexico’s Baja California, California, and a few other islands in the Sea of Cortés
    Habitat Dry and rocky desert regions that are not much far away from small springs
    Venom Fact Nonvenomous
    Breeding Season Not known
    Clutch Size Unspecified
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on December 26th 2017 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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