Rat Snake Green Red Tailed basic information
The Gray Rat Snake averages about 1.5 meters in length, or around 5 feet. They can reach up to 7 feet. They are usually brown, tan, white, or gray in color with darker blotches. The pattern and coloration of this species can vary greatly. One variety, known as "Oak Phase", is very light in color. They have very straight sides and weakly keeled scales on the back. The markings are more distinct on younger snakes.