Scientific Name: Drymarchon melanurus

Found In: Parts of Central and South America and the southern United States/Savannas, mangroves, thorn forests, and wet forested areas

Size: Adults average 6 to 8 feet in length

Diet: Carnivore. Diet consists of anything they can overpower including frogs, fish, lizards, other snakes, birds, eggs, and rodents.

Threat Level: Least Concern. Habitat loss and habitat fragmentation are the main threats to this species.

Facts: Another name for this species is the Middle American indigo snake because of its translucent black-blue scales.