The Hognose Snake

There are 3 species of This snake, which are mildly toxic venomous and belong to the colubrid family. It is found in North America.

This snake is found in the sandy and dry areas of North America. It is a member of the Colubrid family.

These snakes are found in colors like Red, Orange, Yellow, Black, Green, Brown, etc. The lower part of this snake is found in gray and creamy yellow.

Like other snakes, it is a carnivorous snake that eats frogs, lizards, turtles, eggs, rats, and other small creatures.

Its meeting period is in the months of April and May. In which the female lays from 10 to 40 eggs. And after 6 to 8 weeks, snake babies come out of them.

It can be up to 28 inches. Females are larger than males. Their life span is up to 12 years and if they are well taken care of, they can live up to 18 years.

This snake is mainly diurnal. It is generally a docile snake When it feels threatened, it tries to make itself look like a cobra. If that doesn’t work, it pretends to die.

The most common way to tell the difference between several Hognose snake species is by examining the shape and size of their snouts.

They have upturned snouts which have the following functional advantages. They do not curl upwards when they are trying to look out to the side.