||Nine years old|
||Key's Corn Snake|
||York, Pennsylvania, USA|
is an Elaphe guttata rosacea, also known as a Key's Corn Snake,
or Rosy Rat Snake. She is the most docile, calm, explorative, and
mischievous snakes I have ever had. She'll go anywhere and everywhere
she is not supposed to go. She is also a very personable snake and loves
to be out of her cage exploring. She is also a great mother and will
do anything to protect her eggs.
She is very independent and enjoys slithering around and going into the
smallest holes, and cracks she can find. Once I had her out and
looked away the next time I look back she is gone, and I start getting
scared, then I saw her tail disappearing into my cabinet. Well, needless
to say, I had to partially tear my cabinet apart to get her out safely.
During the summer I take her out in the yard to get some real sunlight,
and to explore, and she loves it. She is not very demanding snake, water
and a thawed mouse every week or two, a fluorescent light, a heat lamp,
"furniture" in her cage, and handling as much as possible and she is a
very content snake.
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