Corn Snake

Pituophis guttatus
Corn Snake - Pituophis guttatus

Description: The belly scales of the corn snake are checkered with black on whitish,  while the back of the snake is orange with black bordered brown or reddish blotches. The record length is 72 inches.

Range: S. New Jersey to southern Florida and southern Louisiana

Habitat: Corn snakes are found in a variety of woodland habitats.

Wild: Rodents, frogs, and bird eggs
Zoo: Rodents, meat diet

Fun Fact: This snake derives the name corn snake from the harvest corn pattern found on its belly scales.