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Common Name: Eastern Gartersnake
Scientific Name: Thamnophis s. sirtalis
Characteristics: A very docile snake.
Habitat: Meadows, marshes, hillsides, citylots, buildings.
Size: May attain a length of 4 feet.
Indentifying Marks: This snake is quite variable in color, ranging from greenish, brownish or grayish with sometimes indistinct lateral stripes on the second and third scale rows.
Diet: Any small animal they can catch.
Breeding: Up to 80 young, approximately three inches in length, may be produced.
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Venom Effects: Non-Venomous
Pet Potential: I'd rate this one as having decent pet potential due to it's docile nature. Keep in mind the need for a larger habitat due to adult size.
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