Snake Guides

Colubrid Snakes

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...

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...

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...

Hognose

Hognose

Hognose Quick FactsScientific name: Heterodon nasicus Size: 1 – 3.5ft Lifespan: 15 – 20 years Wild Population: 100,000+ Primary Colour: Multiple Dependant on morph. Endangerment: Common Habitat: Eastern United States Difficulty of Keeping: Easy Optimum environment...

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...

Pythons

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...

Carpet Pythons

Carpet Pythons

Carpet Python FactsScientific name: Morelia spilota Size: 3 – 5ft Lifespan: 15 – 20 years Endangerment: Least concern. Primary Colour: Black, Yellow, White, Patterned Habitat: North, East & South Australia. Difficulty of Keeping: Easy, Moderate. Optimum...

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

Burmese Python

Burmese Python

Burmese Python FactsScientific 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:...

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:...