Eastern Garter Snake - (Thamnophis Sirtalis)
A very docile snake.
Meadows, marshes, hillsides, city lots, buildings.
May attain a length of 4 feet.
This snake is quite variable in color, ranging from greenish, brownish or grayish with sometimes indistinct lateral stripes on the second and third scale rows.
Any small animal they can catch.
Up to 80 young, approximately three inches in length may be produced.
Myths and Lore
I'd rate this one as having decent pet potential due to its docile nature. Keep in mind the need for a larger habitat due to adult size.