black rat snake :
- n large harmless shiny black North American snake
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- Copperhead or milk snake or juvenile rat snake.
Last week my wife informed me she had seen the first big black rat snake of the year stretched across the road in front of our house. "What are you going to do about it." she asked/demanded. I answered as I always do: "Nothing. Im not...
June 22, 2013 - The Charleston Gazette
- Marcia Davis: Keep snakes in check by being less attractive
Young birds, both in and out of the nest, are especially vulnerable to predators. People often react emotionally and take action when they witness an act of predation on a helpless young bird. Many a black rat snake has lost its head to a hoe or a shovel as a result.
June 22, 2013 - Knoxville News Sentinel
- BRMC staff members prepare to treat snakebite victims
Dr. Bill Banks looks on as Dr. Rachel Saul holds a black rat snake during the Snakes of West Virginia Program at Bluefield Regional Medical Center Friday.
June 22, 2013 - Bluefield Daily Telegraph