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Rough Green Snake

SKU 257729

A nonvenomous species of snake native to North America, the rough green snake is sometimes colloquially referred to as the grass snake. It is remarkably docile and its bite, although rare, is harmless. Despite its calm personality, it is not commonly owned as a pet.

  • Scientific Name: Opheodrys aestivus
  • Characteristics: Like all Safari wildlife figurines, this rough green snake model has been hand painted and immaculately sculpted for true-to-life realism. If you take this snake home, make sure you have plenty of tasty insects on hand!
  • Size and Color: As its name suggests, the rough green snake is predominantly green with either a bright yellow or milky white underside. When uncoiled this figurine is 36 inches long, the same length as a yard stick.
  • The Rough Green Snake is part of the Incredible Creatures® collection.
  • All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free.
  • History:

    Because it is both common and widespread throughout its endemic range, the rough green snake is classified as a species of least concern by the IUCN. However, they are negatively affected by both pesticides and urban development. More specifically, the construction of roads in the rough green snake’s natural habitat fragments its population and also puts them at danger when they are forced to cross.

    • Recommended Age: 3+
    • Size in cm: 91.5 L x 1.5 H
    • Size in inches: 36.02 L x 0.59 H
    • Scale: 1:1.3
    • UPC: 095866257705
    Present Status Rough green snakes are not considered under threat, but there could be future problems with habitat loss and the consumption of insecticides from their prey. While many are still caught for the pet trade, there is a movement to have more captive bred animals available.