Eastern Fox Snake

Pantherophis gloydi
  • 91-137 cm; record 179.1 cm
  • yellow-brown with large brown or black blotches on back that alternate with smaller blotches along sides
  • may have red-brown head
  • belly yellow with black checkerboard pattern
  • Juvenile fox snakes are grey with reddish brown blotches edged in black and have a dark bar across their snout.
  • scales weakly keeled; anal scale divided
  • lays eggs
  • THREATENED - Georgian bay Population
  • ENDANGERED - Carolinian Population