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Corn Snake vs CopperheadSee Who Wins

Corn Snake vs Copperhead - Animal Matchup

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to this electrifying matchup here tonight! We have two fierce predators about to engage in a three-round battle for dominance. In the blue corner, weighing in at a svelte three pounds, is the slick and cunning Corn Snake. And in the red corner, tipping the scales at a solid five pounds, is the venomous and agile Copperhead. Buckle up, folks, because this is going to be a showdown to remember!

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Contender 1: Corn Snake

The Corn Snake, also known as the red rat snake, is a non-venomous species of snake that is native to North America. They are slender and can grow up to 6 feet in length, with a distinctive pattern of orange, brown, and black scales. Corn snakes are known for their docile nature and are popular pets among snake enthusiasts. They are also excellent climbers and can be found in a variety of habitats, including forests, fields, and rocky areas.

Fun Fact: Corn snakes are excellent escape artists and can squeeze through small openings, such as gaps in cages or loose vents, making it important for owners to secure their enclosures properly.

Contender 2: Copperhead

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Matchup Stats

Corn SnakeCopperhead
SizeUp to 6 feet (1.8 meters)2-3 feet (0.6-0.9 meters)
WeightUp to 2.5 pounds (1.1 kilograms)Varies
SpeedSpeed: 5 mph (8 km/hr)164mph (264km/h)
Key StrengthConstricting abilityStealth and ambush tactics
Biggest WeaknessLack of venomRelatively less potent venom
Fun Fact: Corn snakes are constrictors, meaning they kill their prey by wrapping their bodies around them and squeezing until they suffocate. They primarily feed on rodents, but will also eat birds and other small animals.
Fun Fact: Another interesting fact is that while the Copperhead's venom is highly potent and can cause severe tissue damage, it is relatively less dangerous compared to other venomous snakes. Despite its venomous nature, the Copperhead is responsible for fewer snakebite fatalities in North America compared to species like rattlesnakes or coral snakes. Prompt medical attention is still crucial in the event of a bite.
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Corn Snake vs Copperhead

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Scientific Stats

Corn SnakeCopperhead
Scientific NamePantherophis guttatusAgkistrodon contortrix
FamilyColubridaeViperidae
HabitatForests, fields, rocky areasWooded areas and rocky hillsides
GeographyNorth AmericaFound in North America
DietRodents, birds, small animalsRodents and small mammals
Lifespan6 years - 20 years5 years - 10 years

Key Differences between Corn Snake and Copperhead

The most important differences between Corn Snakes and Copperheads are that Corn Snakes have a wide range of vibrant colors and distinct blotches along their body, while Copperheads have a distinct coppery-brown color with hourglass-shaped markings. Additionally, Corn Snakes have round pupils and patterned tails, while Copperheads have slit-shaped pupils and solid, unpatterned tails.
  1. Coloration: Corn Snakes display a wide range of vibrant colors, including red, orange, yellow, and black, arranged in a distinctive pattern of blotches along their body. In contrast, Copperheads have a distinct coppery-brown color with dark hourglass-shaped markings.
  2. Belly patterns: Corn Snakes have a relatively uniform belly coloration, usually white or cream, with black markings. Copperheads have a peach-colored belly with dark reddish-brown blotches or streaks.
  3. Tail pattern: Corn Snakes have a patterned tail that matches the rest of their body, while Copperheads have a solid, unpatterned dark brown or black tail.
  4. Head shape: Corn Snakes have a slightly triangular-shaped head with round eyes and slender jaws. Copperheads, on the other hand, possess a slightly more triangular-shaped head with a distinct copper-colored triangular mark on top, behind the eyes.
  5. Eye shape: Corn Snakes have round pupils, while Copperheads have slit-shaped pupils, similar to cats.
  6. Size: The Corn Snake typically measures between 3 to 5 feet long, while the Copperhead can grow up to 4.5 feet in length.