Gopher Snake

The Gopher Snake is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Sonoran Gopher Snake is an albino form of the Gopher Snake and is a very robust snake. More

jpgA Gopher Snake on the UC Davis campus typical gopher snake.jpgTypical Gopher Snake pattern. striped gopher snake.jpgStriped phase of Gopher Snake Gopher Snake about to shed.jpgGopher Snake about to shed it's skin. Striped Gopher Snake 2. More

The Pacific Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer catenifer) is a species of small colubrid snake native to the western coast of the United States. More

The gopher snake, also known as the bull snake, is often mistaken for a rattlesnake. (Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife.) Racer. Figure 3. The racer is well named because it can move extremely fast. It is also a good climber. (Washington Dept. More

With gopher snakes, there are a couple of different substrates that can be used. Fresh potting soil (available at nurseries and many plant stores), pine chips (not cedar chips, which can be toxic), aspen shavings, cypress mulch, indoor/outdoor carpeting and "Astroturf". More

Will a gopher snake eat a baby gopher snake? What is the weight of common gopher snakes? Where do gopher snakes live? Post a question - any question - to the WikiAnswers More

The Gopher Snake is a handsome species commonly found in the hot, dry interior of B.C. The subspecies present in B.C. is the “Great Basin” Gopher Snake. More

A distressed Pacific Gopher Snake shakes its tail rapidly, which makes a buzzing sound as the tail touches the ground. More

A harmless gopher snake is sometimes mistaken for a venomous rattlesnake and killed unnecessarily (by someone who wrongly believes that all rattlesnakes should be killed. More

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Members of the Colubridae Family, the common, large, gopher snake is usually between 36 and 96 inches long. Gopher snakes range in color from cream-yellow to green-gray to tan, with large black, brown or reddish blotches on their back and smaller ones along their sides. More

Gopher Snake of the Canyonlands - Text & Photos by Damian Fagan Ssssssnake! Sinuously spread across the cool sandstone, the black, forked tongue tests the air for prey or predators. More

Gopher Snake (Bullsnake) - Pituophis catenifer PDF Print E-mail Snakes of Minnesota - Snakes of Minnesota by This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. More

Gopher Snake{Pituophis melanoleucus} There are over fifteen subspecies of gopher snakes in North America. Although often mistaken for rattlesnakes, they are non-venomous. Appearance Gopher snakes are often mistaken for rattlesnakes. More

Gopher Snakes can be over six feet long.This Gopher Snake was found near the enterance of the preserve. It had been run over. This Gopher Snake was found near the preserve enterance. More

Comments: The Gopher Snake is one of the more common snakes found in Hudspeth County. I mostly find these snakes during daylight (sunrise and dusk) hours but I have also found them at night during the hotter parts of the summer. More

Pacific gopher snakes have some of the most variable colors and patterns found in gopher snakes with blotched and striped specimens as well as albino specimens found regularly in wild populations. Straw to straw-gray are the two most common ground colors. More

and gopher snakes, are among the largest North American colubrids. Pine snakes (pictured) inhabit mainly the southeastern part of the U.S., although they also occur in the pine barrens of New Jersey. More

Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer) Identification: Snake 36 to 110 inches in length. A large snake of variable coloration, both individually and geographically. More

The Valley Gopher Snake, sometimes called "bull snake," is fairly common in the western foothill district of the Yosemite region, and is likely to be seen in any of the grasslands or along any of the dusty road ways up to 4000 feet altitude. More

The gopher snake is a close relative of the pine and bull snakes, and all are of great benefit to farmers because of the number of rodents they eat. More

The gopher snake, found here at the Baylands, can be very intimidating because of its sheer size. More

Sighting:May 6, 2009Pima County, ArizonaSonoran Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer affinis) Sonoran Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer affinis) This juvenile gopher snake was slowly moving across a road just after dusk. More

Gopher snakes are found in a wide variety of habitats including desert flats, coastal dunes and coniferous forests, but preferring grasslands and open brush areas. More

Gopher Snake eating a wild mouse in S. CalAdded to Quicklist3:20Gopher Snake eating a wild mouse in S. More

Common names

Bullsnake in English - English
Gopher Snake in English - English
vertebralis: Cape Gopher Snake in English - English

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Order : Squamata
Family : Colubridae
Genus : Pituophis
Species : Pituophis catenifer
Authority : BLAINVILLE 1835