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Eastern Fox Snake

Eastern Fox Snakes are common in parts of Canada and the east of the Great Lake region of the United States. They are non-poisonous and is a subspecies of the Foxsnake.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Colubridae
    Subfamily Colubrinae
    Tribe Lampropeltini
    Genus Pantherophis
    Scientific Name Pantherophis gloydi

    Other Names Eastern foxsnake
    Length 91 to 137 cm
    Color Patterns of reddish brown, gray, white, beige and black
    Distribution Eastern Great Lakes region of the United States, and western Ontario in Canada
    Habitat Forests and grasslands
    Diet Small mammals, amphibians and birds
    Venom Fact Non-venomous
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 7 to 29 eggs
    IUCN Conservation Status NT

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    Published on December 9th 2016 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 7th June 2019.

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