Barons Racer

Baron’s green racers are a medium sized snake and can reach up to 2 m in length, making them the largest species within the genus Philodryas


They have a slender body, narrow head and relatively long tail. Green is the most common coloration among Baron’s green racers, however, blue and brown varieties may also be found.

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

Key Facts

Family:
Pythonidae
Diet:
Small mice, small lizards, and amphibians
Life Span:
10 to 20 years
Distribution:
South America
Habitat:
Forests and Savannah woodlands
Did you know?
Female Baron Racer snakes are known to have a larger body length than males

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