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Black Racer - Injured, "pregnant", or just eaten????


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Posted by chris_harper2 on April 22, 2003 at 22:26:34:

In Reply to: Black Racer - Injured, "pregnant", or just eaten???? posted by kjmoliver on April 21, 2003 at 11:38:42:

I have seen snakes that fit your description right after they have eaten a very large meal - usually another snake.

And at least in captivity they can get very defensive after eating such a large meal.

Not sure about the tail missing, though. Wild snakes can lose quite a bit of their tails and still survive. Very common in Garter snakes around where I live.


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