black rat/black racer
Do either of the typical black snake, actually eat poisionous snakes? Fact or myth?
Thank you for your question. The black racer has an extremely varied diet. Adults feed on small rodents, lizards, other snakes, including some venomous snakes, copperheads and the pygmy rattlesnakes, birds, frogs and insects. They will also feed on bird and reptile eggs.
The black ratsnake feeds primarily on rodents, birds and bird eggs, but not other snakes.
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