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San Francisco Garter Snakes live n San Francisco, California.
They are carnivorous, feeding on frogs, newts and fish.
These snakes produce clutches of around 16 eggs.
The San Francisco Garter Snake can live 8-15 years.
About the San Francisco Garter Snake
This slender multi-coloured snake has keeled dorsal blue-green scales, bordered by stripes of black, red and blue-green. Its eyes are large compared to other species of garter snakes, giving the snake good eyesight to be primarily active during the day.
Did you know?
In spring time, this species comes together in very large numbers to breed. ‘Breeding balls’ of snakes can be observed containing 20 snakes or more at a time