Monthly Archives: September 2011

Back Up, Man!

By Cody Noonan It has been said time and time again that Gray Ratsnakes pose no danger to humans. But just like anything else, the ratsnake will protect itself from perceived threats, and it has some very unique and sneaky … Continue reading

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The Girl Every Guy is After

By Megan Clark Lady Gray Ratsnakes are never short of attention from their male counterparts. A polyandrous species, females tend to mate with multiple males. A study published in 2005 found that out of 34 clutches of ratsnake eggs studied, … Continue reading

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