North American Racer

Coluber constrictor


Description:   COMING SOON


Life History:

Range: Statewide

Additional Notes:

Behavior: When confronted, this snake may assume a strike stance and rapidly vibrate its tail. This species is a very good climber and our fastest snake known to reach speeds of 5-7 mph.

Subspecies Occurring in Tennessee: None

Distribution of the North American Racer in Tennessee

Map by Susan Marden, TWRA, GIS Lab