Monthly Archives: July 2011

Motherly Instinct

By Alida Lemieux Gray Ratsnakes, like many other snakes are oviparous, meaning they lay eggs.  Female ratsnakes usually lay a clutch of a dozen or more eggs in late June or July, and abandon them after laying.  While this may … Continue reading

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