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Behavioral Ecology

Yellowbelly racer - Coluber constrictor

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  • 23-50 inches total length
  • Found in open grassland
  • Active during day
  • Feed on any small animal
 
racer mapInteresting fact:
  • Racers are very fast moving, but will also attempt to distract a predator by thrashing about to draw attention to an area, then quietly and quickly crawl away.
 

racer adult

 

racer juv