Common Names: Emory Ratsnake, Great Plains Ratsnake
Scientific Name: Pantherophis emoryi emoryi
First Described: BAIRD & GIRARD, 1853
Adult Size: 80-150cm
Temperament: Generally placid
Temperature & Humidity Range: Provide a thermal gradient between 27°C (80°F) - 22°C (71°F), a humid hide maybe beneficial, mist the enclosure with tepid water when the snake is in slough.
Brumation: 12-15°C for 2 months
Reproduction: 6-15 eggs are laid per clutch, hatching from 60-75 days at an incubation temperature of between 25-29°C
Known Mutations: Albino, Reverse Striped, Hypomelanistic, Chocolate
Captive Bred Localities:
Natural History: This terrestrial snake inhabits regions with altitudes from 150 - 2500m. This species inhabits a wide variety of biotopes including prairies, flat rock areas near water, farmland and caves.
Native To: USA & Mexico
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IUCN Red List: Not Listed
Nature Serve Status: N5 - secure