Colubrids
Colubrids
Deserts
ABout Colubrids

COLUBRIDS ARE FOUND ON EVERY CONTINENT EXCEPT ANTARCTICA.

They have long, cylinder-shaped narrow bodies, variations in color, no appendages and small heads. Some species have elongated, grooved teeth in the back of the upper jaw. The colubrids live in woodlands, wetlands, and grasslands and have a median life expectancy of 15-30 years.

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FACTS & STATISTICS
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Average Size
14'' to
9 ft,
up to 9 lbs
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Native Region
Southeastern Canada and South America
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eating habits
Rodents, eggs, other snakes and birds
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Conservation Status?
Unlisted to threatened, depending on species
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Where are they at the Zoo?
The Colubrids are located in the Desert Dome.
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