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Black Racer Snakes

Large (5+ feet)

Slender, solid black color, may have a white chin

May be confused for other large, black snakes

Most quickly flee from a threat

Juveniles look very different from adults, they are grayish colored with darker blotches

Found in nearly any habitat, but are more abundant near forest edges, old fields, or wetland edges

Found throughout the eastern US

Peace of mind

May bite if handled (non-venomous)

Keep food sources away from the home

Preventative treatment with a product that snakes find repellent