Species Information Page
Black Rat Snake
The Black Rat Snake (Pantherophis alleghaniensis) is a large non-venomous colubrid species of snake. They are also called the Eastern Rat Snake, pilot snake, chicken snake, and Alleghany black snake. Juveniles will appear lighter in color, grey with dorsal blotches. As they age, they will darken in color and the blotches will fade. Their bellies are peppered black and white, and they have a white throat and chin.
Blue-Fronted Amazon Parrot
The Blue-Fronted Amazon Parrot (Amazona aestiva) is a colorful bird in the Psittacoidea Family. They are also called Blue Front Amazon, Blue Front Parrot, and Turquoise-Fronted Amazon. They have blue feathers just above the beak, a yellow face and crown, and a black beak. They are capable of learning a large repertoire of words, mimicking human sounds and words. Just as any other parrot, they can be quite loud!