Barons Racer

Philodryas baroni is a species of mildly venomous snake endemic to South America, they are a mainly arboreal species active throughout the day, and is known for its long nose, with a wide distinctive head to its slender body.


Colouration can vary from green, brown and blue but all individuals will have the charismatic black stripe running down the length of the their back.

  • Least Concern
  • Near Threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically Endangered
  • Extinct in the Wild
  • Extinct

Key Facts

Family:
Colubridae
Diet:
Rodents, small birds, lizards and amphibians.
Life Span:
10 to 20 years
Distribution:
South America
Habitat:
Forests and Savannah woodlands
Did you know?
A Baron's racer's tail makes up about 30% of it's total body length.

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