Meet Severus the Eastern (Black) Rat Snake


Severus is an Eastern (Black) Rat Snake. His species is found in the Midwestern, Southern and Eastern United States. Severus arrived at The Schiele in June 2019, but his age is unknown. Severus’s diet consists of rodents and chicks to receive proper nutrition.
<>You can find Severus on display in the Hall of North American Wildlife and in educational programs.

Another way to care for our Animal Ambassadors!

Want to send treats or animal enrichment STRAIGHT to Severus? Purchase items off our Amazon Wishlist & they will be sent directly to The Schiele!

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Animal Ambassadors Mission

By providing a second chance at life to non-releasable and unwanted animals, The Schiele is able to provide education, inspiration and hope for the next generation.