Eastern Fox Snake

Elaphe gloydi

Physical features:
36-54 inches long, light brown with black splotches, yellow and black checkered belly.

Habitat:
Marshes, forests, rocky areas.

Diet:
Small mammals, frogs, birds, eggs.

Fun facts:
When threatened they secrete a strong substance which smells like the musty secretions of a fox, or vibrate their tail on the ground, making sounds like a rattlesnake.