Snakes that Stay Small

The Hognose Snake:can be considered nonvenomous with regard to humans although it does have toxic saliva. They grow to be about 2 feet long except for the Madagascar hognose which grows up to 6 feet.

The Barbados Thread Snake: is the smallest snake in the world, coming in at a mere 4 inches. These snakes look weirdly like earthworms. 

The Worm Snake:snakes are nonvenomous. They live in woodlands in the eastern United States. A worm snake only reaches 11 in when fully grown. 

Rubber Boas: hardly ever makes it to 3 feet long. It’s found in the western United States. These snakes can digest food at low temperatures.

Rough Earth Snakes: is nonvenomous and lives in the eastern part of the United States. They grow to be about 10 inches in length, and as their names imply, the smooth snake is smooth.

The Malagasy Blind Snake: is critically endangered as its small territory on the northern tip of Madagascar is being developed. Malagasy means native to Madagascar.

Rosy Boa: is a common pet because of its visual presence and appearance. It can grow up to 3 feet long and in the wild, it hails from the American southwest and Mexico.

Kenyan Sand Boas: come from Eastern and Northern Africa. They grow up to 3 feet in length and weigh about 2 pounds.

The Indonesian Tree Boa:grows to be about 2 feet long. Even though they have trees in their name, they’re usually in shrubs or on the ground. In nature, they exist on Indonesian islands.

Crown Snakes:grow to be up to 10 inches long, making them the first of quite a few tiny burrowing snakes on this list. They primarily eat centipedes, though they also dine on insect larvae, spiders.

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