Northern Pine Snake

Pituophis melanoleucus

48" - 66"

Constrictor. Feeds on rodents and birds and their eggs. One of the few snakes that excavates its own nesting burrow in open, sandly fields. Found in flat, dry, sandy pine country. Locally common in the Pine Barrens, but threated throughout the state of New Jersey.

Image of Northern Pine Snake[+ ZOOM] Northern Pine Snake Michael HoganImage of The threatened pine snake.[+ ZOOM] The threatened pine snake. © Bob Birdsall

Status: State: Threatened

 
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