Elaphe obsoleta

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Noun1.Elaphe obsoleta - large harmless shiny black North American snakeElaphe obsoleta - large harmless shiny black North American snake
rat snake - any of various nonvenomous rodent-eating snakes of North America and Asia
Elaphe, genus Elaphe - North American rat snakes
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We captured 17 black rat snakes within nest boxes or near natural nests of golden mice.
For example 17 black rat snakes were removed during Mar.
The term rat snake actually refers to a number of different species, including corn snakes, black rat snakes and Baird's snakes.
Thermal ecology of black rat snakes (Elaphe obsoleta) in a thermally challenging environment.
Habitat-specific behavioural thermoregulation by black rat snakes (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta).
An experimental test of the link between foraging, habitat selection and thermoregulation in black rat snakes Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta.
Habitat use by black rat snakes (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta) in fragmented forests.
Phenotypic consequences of nest-site selection in black rat snakes (Elaphe obsoleta).
Milk snakes and black rat snakes are frequently found in barns.
As forests become chopped up into ever smaller chunks, the amount of "edge" habitat increases for predators such as blue jays, crows, raccoons, opossums, feral cats, black rat snakes, and others that prey upon birds or their eggs.
A test of the thermal coadaptation hypothesis with black rat snakes (Elaphe obsoleta) and northern water snakes (Nerodia sipedon).