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Mandarin Rat Snake

Natural Habitat

China- forest areas found in both tropical and temperate regions

Diet

Feeds on wild small mammals and birds

Conservation

Threat Level: Least Concern

Relatively rare species with a declining population in its range. It is a popular pet and is often harvested for food in South East Asia

Here at the Zoo

The Mandarin Rat Snake has unique markings of black grey and yellow. Spot him hiding in his soil and rockpile.