Senticolis triaspis intermedia
Northern Green Rat Snake

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Description: A slender green, yellowish green, greenish gray, or olive. Belly white, cream or yellowish. Adults are 24" to 50". Young tan above with brown blotches witch fades with age.
Venom: None
Habitat: Found in the vicinity of streams in wooded rocky canyon bottoms in mountainous areas. Occurs in woodland, thornscrub, and chaparral. It has an association sycamore, walnut, cottonwood, wild grape and willow.
Behavior: It’s found in trees or shrubs in the daytime and at nighttime retires to rock crevices and other underground retreats. Is a strong climber. A powerful constrictor. Active during the cooler parts of the day.
Reproduction: Has clutches of 2-7 eggs.
Diet: Feeds on rodents, mammals, lizards and birds.
Authored By: Garth Teitjen