30 June 2011

louisiana speckled king snake vs yellow-bellied water snake

we adore king snakes and dont really have anything against rat a/k/a chicken snakes water snakes, however, we would have preferred that it would have been a cottonmouth instead.

we couldnt get a clip or photo of the king snake actually consuming the rat snake because after it killed it, it drug it down a hole.

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    note: the youtube commenter TripAAAHerping let us know that we misidentified the snake in the video; its actually a yellow-bellied water snake.
    UPDATE: a kalb.com viewer, denisecoldiron, sent in some good photos of a king snake eating another snake. click here to view that gallery.
    original title: speckled kingsnake vs rat snake