Baird’s Rat Snake For Sale
Baird’s rate snakes are cryptic reptiles that are only found in the Big Bend area of Texas and Mexico. While the odds of randomly encountering one are low, they are available for purchase at select specialized pet stores. Their long life span, eye-catching appearance, and low maintenance requirements make them fascinating pets. The Baird’s pilot snake is also known as the Great Bend rat snake.
Appearance & Description
Baird’s rat snake has four dark stripes that run the length of its body in the wild, and its back can be orange, yellow, or salmon (in addition to many unique color morphs such as albino). This is paired with a darkening tail tip and a gray or yellow belly. Length at adulthood ranges from 3 to 5 feet. Even with a comprehensive physical examination, it might be difficult to distinguish between males and girls. Appearance-wise, children and teenagers are indistinguishable from grownups.
Here is how to identify Baird’s rat snake:
- Size is somewhere in the 3 to 5 foot range.
- Reduced head size and neck blending
- Backs that are orange, yellow, or salmon
- Abdominal area: gray or yellow
- Around the back and sides, there are four dark stripes.
Sexing Your Bairds Rat Snake
Whether you’d like a male, female, or a mixed order of snakes is up to you, but know that we can’t promise anything about the sex when you place your purchase. We cannot promise that you will get the exact snake(s) you want, but we will have someone who is highly knowledgeable about reptiles try to fulfill your request.
Shipping Your Rat Snake Bairds
Our 100% unbreakable live arrival guarantee applies to all Bairds Rat snake purchases. Before placing a purchase, please review our guarantee information.
In order to ensure the safety of the reptiles, amphibians, tarantulas, and scorpions that we sell online, we may have to temporarily hold your purchase in the extremely unlikely event that weather circumstances become unsuitable for their shipment. You will be contacted through email if this happens, and it will be done only for the animal’s protection.
Baird’s Rat Snake FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
How Dangerous Are They?
Baird’s rat snakes are harmless to humans. While it may inflict a severe bite on an unsuspecting human, this species is generally not dangerous. The risk of infection can be reduced by thoroughly washing a bite with water and soap if it happens to you. But, until the issue persists, medical care is usually unnecessary.
Are Baird’s rat snakes venomous?