corn snake ( Pantherophis guttatus

corn snakes are a small to medium species that are usually 3 to 5 feet in length and are usually quite docile.  they use bright colors to scare off predators  in the animal kingdom bright colors are often a sign of poisonous or venomous animals but theses guys are totally harmless and simply mimic these animals.  these snakes are named for there checkered belly that resembles indian corn. it was also belived that they ate corn becuase they were often found in corn fields .

cornsnakes are our number one recomendation for first time snake keepers but there not just for beginers with almost endless color mutations and awesome localitys theres alot to love about cornsakes!!!

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