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corn′ snake`

a large harmless rat snake, Elaphe guttata guttata, of the SE U.S., yellow, tan, or gray in color.
[1670–80, Amer.]
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Noun1.corn snake - large harmless snake of southeastern United States; often on farms
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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Domestic or non-wildlife animals found lost, or in need of rescue, included two corn snakes, two budgies, four canaries, a ferret, a rabbit, three cock-cock atiels, three guinea pigs and finally an Indian eagle owl.
Corn Snakes are native to Central and the SouthEast of North America.
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The tortoise was one of more than 50 animals on display at the Science Factory's longtime semiannual event, "Cavalcade of Crawling Creatures," which featured corn snakes from the southeastern United States, a red-footed tortoise from South America and an albino monocled cobra from Asia.
Mr Foo believes the reptile is an escaped pet as corn snakes are the kind most commonly kept as such.
Snakes, including pythons and corn snakes, are also a popular choice, and the shop regularly sells 10 a week and double that at busy times, like Christmas.
There are various exotic types of snakes in the Reptile Village, of various shapes and sizes, but the most popular species here are Royal Snakes, also referred to as King Snakes, or Milk Snakes, or even Corn Snakes, and all are non-poisonous species.
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The raiders ripped the tail off a lizard, stamped fish to death and stole three corn snakes and a parrot from Hobday's Pet Shop in Coventry, West Midlands.