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Black Rat Snake Care Guide

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Black Rat Snake Care Guide What's a Black Rat Snake? It’s not uncommon in some parts of the US for a farmer to stick their hand into a dark chicken nest box to collect eggs, only to feel them moving!  It’s generally not the eggs themselves, but rat snakes. This species has a thing for chicken eggs and will not think twice before using their climbing abilities to reach the nest box. While all rat snake species do this, the Texas rat snake is known to have a special fondness for freshly laid eggs.  They will quickly swallow whole eggs...

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