Snake Guides

Colubrid Snakes

Garter Snakes

Garter Snakes

Garter Snake FactsScientific name: Thamnophis Size: Average 60cm (2ft) Lifespan: 10 - 12 years Wild Population: 1,000,000+ Primary Colour: Variable Commonly, Black or Grey Endangerment: Common Habitat: North & Centeral America Difficulty of Keeping: Easy Optimum...

Corn Snake

Corn Snake

Corn Snake FactsScientific name: Pantherophis guttatus Size: 3 – 5ft Lifespan: 15 – 25 years Wild Population: 20,000+ Primary Colour: Orange (More On The Corn Snakes Appearance Here!) Endangerment: Common Habitat: South-East United States Difficulty of Keeping: Easy...

Hognose

Hognose

About The Hognose This snake is the most unusual looking, with a pig looking nose, it is fair to say loving their appearance is a bit marmite. Hognoses are great are burrowing in soil and leaves, their nose acts as a shovel and allow them into places of security. Most...

Milk Snake

Milk Snake

Milk Snake FactsScientific name: Lampropeltis triangulum Size: 3 – 5ft Lifespan: 15 – 25 years Wild Population: 25,000+ Primary Colour: Colour bands (most commonly Red, White & Black) Endangerment: Common Habitat: United States Difficulty of Keeping: Easy Optimum...

King Snake

King Snake

King Snake FactsScientific name: Lampropeltis getula californiae Size: 3 – 6ft Lifespan: 15 – 20 years Wild Population: 9,000+ Primary Colours: Black, Grey & White Endangerment: Common, some species becoming endangered. Habitat: United States Difficulty of...

Pythons

Butter Ball Pythons

Butter Ball Pythons

Butter ball pythons are great pets, these snakes are growing each year in captivity both in the USA and UK. This ball python morph is a more subtle colour change than other and is not noticeable unless you know what to look for!Whats the difference?A butter ball...

Green Tree Python

Green Tree Python

Green Tree Python FactsScientific name: Morelia viridis Size: 4 – 6ft Lifespan: Approx 20 years Wild Population: 5,000+ Primary Colour: Green Endangerment: Common Habitat: Indonesia, Australia, Papua New Guinea Difficulty of Keeping: Very Challenging, Ideal For...

Banana Ball Python

Banana Ball Python

Banana Ball Pythons The infamous banana ball python is one of the most beautiful single combination morph. Though there are some morphs of the banana python that we would avoid, such as the banana and the spider gene combined due to the head wobble from the spider...

Burmese Python

Burmese Python

Burmese Python Facts Scientific name: Python bivittatus Size: 15 - 28ft. Lifespan: 17 - 20 years. Wild Population: 10,000+ Primary Colour: brown patterned. Endangerment: Common Habitat:  United States Difficulty of Keeping: Difficult. Optimum environment Temperature:...

Royal Python

Royal Python

Royal Python FactsScientific name: Python regius Size: 3 – 5ft Lifespan: up to 30+ years Population: 50,000+ Primary Colour: Black & Yellow Endangerment: Common Habitat: Africa Difficulty of Keeping: Easy Optimum environment Temperature: 95°F hotspot with ambient...

Reticulated Python

Reticulated Python

Reticulated Python FactsScientific name: Python reticulatus Size: 8 – 34ft Lifespan: 15 – 20 years Wild Population: 7,000+ Primary Colour: Patterned Endangerment: Common Habitat: South & South-East Asia Difficulty of Keeping: Difficult Optimum environment...

Boa’s

Boa Constrictor

Boa Constrictor

Boa Constrictor FactsSize: 5 – 13ft Lifespan: 20 – 25 years Wild Population: 50,000+ Primary Colour: Brown, Black & Red Tail Endangerment: Common Habitat: South-East United States, Most of South America. Difficulty of Keeping: Moderate (experience a previous snake...

Brazilian Rainbow Boa

Brazilian Rainbow Boa

Brazilian Rainbow Boa Facts Scientific name: Epicrates cenchria Size: 4 - 7ft Lifespan: Around 20 - 25 years Wild Population: 10,000+ Primary Colour: Brown, Black with iridescence Endangerment: Common Habitat: South America (Brazil) Difficulty of Keeping: Moderately...

Amazon Tree Boa

Amazon Tree Boa

Amazon Tree Boa Facts Scientific name: Corallus hortulanus Size: 5 – 6ft Lifespan: 20+ years Wild Population: 7,000+ Primary Colour: Varies, Black, Gray, Orange, Yellow, Red & More. Endangerment: Uncommon Habitat: South-East United States Difficulty of Keeping:...