The Trans-Pecos Ratsnake, Bogertophis subocularis, stands apart form it’s many relatives in both appearance and habits. Please see Part 1 of this article to learn more about the natural history of this most interesting desert-dweller.
Although less closely related to the “typical” ratsnakes (i.e. the Yellow Ratsnake, please see photo) than originally believed, the basic care of the Trans-Pecos closely follows that of other commonly kept species. Please see the article below for general care; today I’ll focus on points specific to the Trans-Pecos Ratsnake. Read More »