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Kernal

Species: Corn Snake (Elaphe guttata)

Kernal

Native  to  central  and  southeast  North  America,  Corn snakes  are often  found  around  pine  forests,  hills,   and farms  They  are  most active  at  night  and  although  they  tend  to  stay  on  the  ground,  it is also known to climb, occasionally.   The Corn snake kills prey by constriction, and is well known for feeding on small rodents, which feed on the farmer’s ‘corn store ’, hence its name.  It can grow to an average length of 1.5m (5ft).