Elaphe obsoleta

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  • noun

Synonyms for Elaphe obsoleta

large harmless shiny black North American snake

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Thermal ecology of black rat snakes (Elaphe obsoleta) in a thermally challenging environment.
Habitat features of Black Rat Snake hibernacula in Ontario.
Incubating Wood Duck and Hooded Merganser hens killed by black rat snakes.
Predation by black rat snakes in Bank Swallow colonies.
Habitat use by black rat snakes (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta) in fragmented forests.
Habitat-specific behavioral thermoregulation by black rat snakes (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta).
As forests become chopped up into ever smaller chunks, the amount of "edge" habitat increases for predators such as blue jays, crows, raccoons, opossums, feral cats, black rat snakes, and others that prey upon birds or their eggs.