Pet Garter Snakes: An Introduction to Their Care

Pet garter snake

Pet garter snakes are some of the most rewarding reptiles to keep in captivity. Unlike so many other snake species they may be kept safely in groups, they thrive in beautiful naturalistic vivariums, they grow only to a very modest size and the snakes themselves are absolutely stunning in appearance.  In this introductory care sheet …

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What to Feed a Garter Snake: Complete Garter Snake Feeding Guide

What do garter snakes eat?

If you’re looking for information on what to feed a garter snake then you’ve come to the right place. Over the years there’s been a huge amount of mis-information shared in books and online about garter snake feeding. In this guide I want to set the record straight and share the very latest thinking about …

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Garter Snake Size: How Big Do Garter Snakes Get?

How big do garter snakes grow?

There are over 30 different species of garter snake known to scientists, and many of these have a number of subspecies. As a result, garter snakes represent a pretty diverse group of animals. Each species, of course, is slightly different which can make providing a definitive answer as to how big garter snakes get isn’t …

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