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Northern Black Racer (Coluber constrictor)

Record Information
Created: May 28th, 2016 - 10:05 AM
Last Modified: July 12th, 2016 - 08:36 PM
Entered by: Daniel Welte
Record # 102455
Observation Information
County: Franklin County
Time: 2016-05-20 10:00:00
Qty: 2
Age: Adult
Sex: --
Air Temperature: 65.00F
Cloud Cover: Few clouds
Weather Conditions: Calm
Elevation: 456.00ft
Habitat: Exposed Shale Pit


I had to grab this snake to photograph it. Their typical nature is to bite and keep biting. He didn't get me this time, and another went into a large hole to get away. They were not quite up to temperature (cool to touch). When they are hot I can't touch them! Amazingly fast.


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