Ptyas mucosus

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Noun1.Ptyas mucosus - enter buildings in pursuit of prey
rat snake - any of various nonvenomous rodent-eating snakes of North America and Asia
genus Ptyas, Ptyas - Asian rat snakes
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The wildlife conservation NGO promptly dispatched a two member team to the location, who upon arrival identified the 4.5 foot long reptile as a rat snake (Ptyas mucosa), also known as the Oriental rat snake.
Caption: X-ray scans of the skulls of lizards and snakes, including the oriental rat snake (Ptyas mucosa), reveal clues that today's snakes descended from burrowers.