Family: Colubrids

Size: It measures between 25 to 40 cm long.

Longevity: Its life expectancy is around 4-5 years.

Habitat: It lives in wasteland, bogs, forests and fields bordering forests.

Food: It feeds mainly on slugs, earthworms, snails, bugs, insect larvae and small salamanders.

Did you know that the backyard hens sometimes feast on redbelly snakes in agricultural environment?