10 Types Of Pink Snakes In The World

Snakes are the second largest group of reptiles followed by lizards. All the snake species are divided into 30 different families and numerous subfamilies. Snakes appear in a variety of colors, patterns, and sizes. Here is the list of 10 types of pink snakes in the world,

Pink Snakes

1. Corn Snake

Corn snakes are one of the most beautiful pink snakes in the world and are mostly seen in the regions of the Southeastern United States ranging from New Jersey to the Florida Keys and as far west as Utah.  These cutest snake species are solitary in nature and mostly active at night and spend most of the daytime underground in burrows or hiding under logs, rocks, or loose bark.  The. The breeding season is between March to May where females lay eggs slightly more than a month after mating which is between 12 to 24 eggs.

2. Western Blind Snake

The Western Blind Snake’s scientific name is Leptotyphlops humilis which belongs to the family of blin snakes known as Leptotyphlopidae. These small pink snakes can reach a maximum length of 16 inches (40 cm). They are mostly seen in the region of southern California to western Texas.  Talking bout the appearance, it is usually pale brown, pink, purplish, or beige with a silver sheen along with hard, shiny scales on the underside and a spine at the tail tip. 

Western Blind Snake

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3. Western Coachwhip

Western Coachwhip is a species of nonvenomous colubrid snake also known as the coachwhip or the whip snake endemic to the United States and Mexico.  The body length is between 127 to 183 cm and the average weight is between 180 to 675 grams. The avarage lifespan of Coachwhip is between 13 to 20 years in the wild. As of now, 6 subspecies are recognized including the nominotypical subspecies. The primary diet includes lizards, small birds and their eggs, rodents, other snakes, and large insects.

Western Coachwhip

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4. Aruba Rattlesnake

Aruba Rattlesnake scientific name is Crotalus unicolor is a rattlesnake species endemic to the tropical island of Aruba. These snakes can vary in color from pink to brown in color along with brown and gray markings on their body. These species love to thrive in any dry, rocky, or arid habitat with few people. They prey and feed on lizards, birds, and mammals. The body length is upto 3.3 ft (1 m) and the wieght is upto 2 lb (1 kg).

Aruba Rattlesnake

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5. Worm Snakes

The worm snake is a small colubrid non-venomous snake endemic to the central and eastern United States. The small snakes grow between 13 or 14 inches in length and females are usually bigger than the males. Talking about appearance, they appear in different color ranges between light to dark brown upper-side along with light color found on the different parts of the body. They feed on earthworms and grubs that are sally found by burrowing deep into the soil.

Worm Snakes

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6. Slender Blind Snakes

The Slender Blind Snakes is a nonvenomous blind snake mostly seen in the regions of Africa and Asia, However, they are now introduced in many other parts of the world. These pink snakes are completely fossorial and look similar to earthworms and these species are parthenogenetic and all known specimens have been female. The body length is between 5 to 10 cm. The diet of these snake species includes larvae, eggs, and pupae of ants and termites.

Slender Blind Snakes

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7. Grand Canyon Rattlesnake

Pink Rattlesnake is the only rattlesnake that can be described as pink in color and is commonly observed from Lees Ferry to the vicinity of National Canyon, primarily below the rim.  They have a thick broad body and a distinctive diamond-shaped head. They are pit vipers that are venomous snakes that have heat-sensing pits on the sides of their face that help them detect prey.

Grand Canyon Rattlesnake

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8. Eyelash Viper

The eyelash viper is a species of venomous pit viper that belongs to the family Viperidae.  The snake species is endemic to Central and South America. The body length is between 55 to 82 cm in length and the average weight is upto 225 grams. The garage lifespan of an eyelash pit viper is between 10 to 20 years. The dietary habit of snake species is carnivores in nature and feeds on small rodents, frogs, lizards, and small birds.

Eyelash Viper

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9. Southeastern Crown Snake

The Southeastern Crown Snake is one of the pink snakes that is endemic to the southeastern United States.  They are active during the day during the warmer months of the year. The primary diet includes termites, worms, centipedes, earth-dwelling insect larvae, and spiders.  The mating season is from months from spring through fall. 

Southeastern Crown Snake

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10. Northern Pacific Rattlesnake

Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes are medium-sized snakes that can grow upto 36 inches long and belong to the family of Vipers and Pit Vipers (Viperidae). Similar to all rattlesnakes, they have a flat triangular head and a rattle at the end of their tail.

Talking about the appearance, they are greenish brown or greenish gray with many dark brown blotches that are surrounded by a lighter color on the back. They are mostly seen in the drier regions throughout North America, from Southwestern Canada through the western United States (including eastern Washington) to northern Mexico.

Northern Pacific Rattlesnake

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