Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake
Some other names for this species:
Western Rat Snake, Black Rat Snake, Pilot Rat Snake, Black Snake
Jackson County, MissouriMay 4, 2017
Western Ratsnake (Pantherophis obsoletus)
It turns out that you can find a lot of ratsnakes in western Missouri by looking under medium-to-large boards. Who knew?
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