You searched for: red bellied snake! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search. No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Bushwalking often rewards me with interesting wildlife, some of which is better enjoyed from a distance, like this young Red-bellied Black Snake, basking in the morning sun beside a small, slow running stream. Even though it is young, it is still dangerously venemous & should be treated with caution.Most of the 37 species of snakes found in North Carolina are not venomous -- only six of them fit that description. Five of the venomous species are pit vipers, belonging to the Viperidae family and are responsible for most of the reported venomous snake bites in North Carolina, while the sixth species belongs to the Elapidae family and is related to the cobras of India.

The Red-Bellied Black Snake feeds on mainly frogs. In the wild, this would make up 3/4 of their diet. In the wild, this would make up 3/4 of their diet. Other than that, anything the snake can get its mouth around, it will eat.