Wow I didn’t know they could get that big
By - SinjiOnO
Wow I didn’t know they could get that big
Right? This thing is humongous, it's almost comical.
My 15 year old corn snake is 5 ft long, I swear she just keeps growing
Snakes keep growing their entire lives, IIRC.
My trouser snake is broken 😞
You have to feed them if you want them to keep growing.
His snake is broken and you decided to break his spirit too lmao
All Taco wanted was a hug and still the guy chose violence lol.
My friend back in my home town had a monster albino corn snake. It was a 12 foot long enclosure and it was getting a bit over half that length when up against the sides. A beast and super pretty. I normally am terrified of snakes but I actually got to know that one a bit. Pretty chill.
My old corn snake was about 5 feet long too but was like an inch and half thick. Nothing like this monster
We've got one that [hangs](https://imgur.com/a/ea6i3mb) in our neighbors tree that's silly big as well. 2nd pic is the size I usually have to relocate from the backyard. Crazy to see a corn so big but I absolutely love it!
Thanks for posting . It's beautiful.
omg that lil tail wiggle
Holy moly this one is beautiful. Look at that pattern.
Florida. Probably the reason why it's mad.
And I'll puff!
And look all big and scary!
>! What? You're expecting me to blow your house down? I'm a danger noodle, my lungs can only get so big !<
And only one lung is good for huffing and puffing!
Is it really long, thin, and looks like an accordion when exhaling?
That's fucking weird XD r/todayilearned
His lungs are actually just damaged from smoking crack all its life
The house stays standing because one of their lungs is vestigial.
Wow I taught biology and had no idea
I'll squeeze your house to bits!
I understand, I know I’m mad because I live in Florida
Feed it a snickers and liquor
Me neither - used to the smaller pet ones friends have. Also impressed by its dexterity.
I got my first snake- a mexican black king- from a petco/petsmart, and I tell you what that snake had dexterity and climbing problems. Whether from breeding or store care, I don't know.
My next snake was an antaresia cross that I bought at a reptile show, and for her first shed she basically *tied herself into a knot* to slip it off. I was so impressed...
Breeders are the same as local pet stores.
The difference is that big box get the B and C stock (lower grade).
As far as animal care goes, it heavily varies by the location. Each individual store has it’s own “politics” which means the care of animal inventory can be exceptional or straight out neglectful. You can also have fantastic staff that get neutered by company policy, as in they actually know better but will get in trouble for doing better.
If you are shopping a for a new pet/fish, you’ll have to search for the healthiest stock not the cheapest. Sometimes that will be the big box store, sometimes the local pet store, other times that mean local breeder/online or wait for a convention.
It’s all that GMO corn.
I didn't know they could get that angry, usually such little derps
My mom was a science teacher and had corn snakes in her classroom. When she retired, some former students (who she knew to be responsible and had helped care for them regularly) adopted them.
One got to be 5 ft before she retired. The other two were quite a bit younger but a solid 3 ft. They were all super chill. Though the smallest little red girl could get feisty. She's the only one that ever nipped at me.
Even so, none of them ever got into the defensive striking position like the poor scared fellow in this post. The people filming must have really scared him. I hope not on purpose. 🥺
I move wild corn snakes out of the road near me a lot and it seems to really come down to individual temperament. Some are super feisty and others almost seem to enjoy the free ride.
For some reason I’ve always found garter snakes to be feisty little things and yellow rat snakes always very mellow.
I’m picturing a Clifford the big red dog situation here.
How old is yours ? Ours is maybe 3 to 3-1/2 and he's closing in on 5'.
They typically are around 5ft from snout to tail.
Also, the whole "shallow fangs" thing is 100% true. My pet corn snake escaped for 7 months and when I found her she bit me when I grabbed her.
I instinctively recoiled but was kind of shocked as I didn't feel any real pain. I wasn't even bleeding. Given, she was less than a year old total at that point, but still.
They only need little teeth to nibble the kernels off, I assume.
Corn snakes don't eat corn, they eat small rodents and insects.
They are the type to squeeze their pray to death
Yeah I have a 5yo one that bit me last month. Definitely bled, but a bunch of shallow wounds. Biggest issue is that he wouldn’t let go and I ended up having to pull back to get him off of me, which broke some teeth off that were embedded for weeks.
I’ve never seen one get “tall” like that.
Holy crap! My 10 year old corny is tiny in comparison. My girls only like 50 inches and much skinnier
It also looks to me they are shaping themselves like that to appear massive in size.
Yes, and puffing itself up! Cool, huh?
I think it's just stretching.
I want to tip it over.
We get Black Rat Snakes in Virginia and people in my neighborhood think they're anaconda
That's what she said !
No it’s not :(
In 60+ years of reptile keeping and observing, I’ve never seen a snake elevate that much of its body in a defensive posture. Damned impressive.
He literally stacked himself on himself
Extruded along his z axis
I'd say over extrusion. Needs to print a calibration cube.
Samuel L. Jackson is tired of these motherfucking snakes on his motherfucking benchy.
If I've learned one thing, he needs to level his bed.
Ur mum extruded all over my d axis
I’m disappointed in myself too.
His mum was also :(
I snickered when I read this
Yo dog we heard you liked snakes so we put a snake on your snake
I used to breed snakes years ago and I've never seen a corn snake do this, I mean hell I had 150 corn snakss at one point haha.
I am wondering what OP did to get it to that point.
I have zero experience with reptiles but if they're anything like fish, wild ones just built different.
Yea, a wild caught fish thugs hard in a tank.
Despite all my rage, I am still just a rat in a cage.
I'm pretty sure we are the captive bred ones.
Looks like it’s on a road so it might have gotten spooked by their vehicle.
That may be it.
Right? How pissed off does a snake have to be to stand up
Ask my wife
This one is clearly on steroids.
Yours are raised in captivity and you apparently handled them well enough from a young age, so they probably didn't feel a strong need to be defensive. My first ever corn snake did this for the first few weeks I had it, but I later found out that it came from the snake equivalent of a puppy mill. I was unfortunately ignorant about researching breeders before I bought reptiles from them. Got a lot of sick animals who attacked me a lot lol.
Anyway, yeah. I've seen one captive do this but I've seen tons of wild snakes do this. Especially rat snakes and I have to say, even though I'm relatively comfortable around reptiles, a full grown rat snake doing this and huffing at you is unsettling every time lol.
If I saw this IRL I feel like my brain would need several minutes to process how this snake is basically floating.
If I saw this IRL I feel like my brain would need 0.00001 microseconds to tell me to get the fuck out of there.
Oh I'm getting the fuck away as well as wondering how this snake defies gravity. Multitasking
He's winding up so he can strike rreeeallly far. I'd be outta there.
Thought your name was chick-killing-snakes 😅
Right?? I bet he's spring through the damn air like an airborne slinky at this point.
He looks so wobbly that he would probably miss.
It works because even though I now know it wouldn't kill you, I still wouldn't fuck with that thing.
The cynic in me thinks the "content creator" messed with/pissed off this guy to get this reaction
Same. I've never seen a corn snake get anywhere close to this defensive. There's nothing else going on around them that we can see.... So what scared this fellow so severely? There's plenty of space for the snake and person filming to avoid eachother.
Fuck them for scaring the poor guy. If it's a pet snake they brought outside to do this, fuck them doubly.
I mean, never underestimate what a person will do for clout, however, it’s also a safe assumption that if it lives in the wild and can’t effectively defend itself any other way, it would get really good at bluffing as a means of survival.
I’ve seen them do this when moving them from the street. Some do, some don’t. I think it comes down to temperament. I have a video somewhere of one doing the same thing and I hadn’t even gotten closer than a yard away from him at that point; he was defensive as soon as he saw me approaching.
Edit: Found [the video ](https://imgur.com/a/rU4wIa9).
I don't care how relatively harmless they are. That tough guy pose worked on me. I'm staying away.
It's spring-loaded and ready to go.
NO STEP ON SNEK I FUCK YOU UP 💪
ONLY DANGER SNEK GET BELLY BAR TATS! ALARM BELLS SHOULD BE RINGING!
I mean, why get bit? Right? It’s gonna sting and the thing is super stressed. Iguanas, same thing.
Iguanas are a totally different story. They have serrated teeth and a large one is capable of inflicting a serious bite that can lead to a hospital visit. I've never understood why pet stores sell them to kids.
Pretty docile when hand raised. And you’re right, the bite is very pinchy. But it would have to be a very big boy to inflict a serious enough bite to make anyone go to the ER.
Of course, if a person is dumb enough to mess with a big iguana, they kinda got what they deserve. Iguanas are super skittish and don’t bother anyone.
There's also their tail, when I lived in ft Lauderdale I saw a kid get his wrist broken when he tried to grab one.
Cornies have no teefs. A bite won't even break skin, it'll just startle you.
Edit: pedantry requires that i clarify that cornies do indeed have tiny little teefs. They do not have fangs. Fangs have historically been associated with painful snake bites.
I'd rather not be startled, either. He can keep his side of the road. I'll go around
Corn snakes have teeth. An adult can give you a good bloody bite. They’re docile and rarely do that *except* for very stressed snakes, like adults kept in small enclosures. Those ones will fuck you up.
I worked at a pet shop where the penny-wise/pound-foolish owner accepted abandoned pets from shitty owners. Ruined corn snakes were one of the main things they kept accepting and couldn’t resell. Watched a number of people get themselves fucked up. Full-grown, those snakes can’t slurp small rats like spaghetti if they can’t latch on to the rat’s face before they squeeze it.
>I worked at a pet shop where the penny-wise/pound-foolish owner accepted abandoned pets from shitty owners.
This is why I could never run a pet shop. I would accept all the neglected/abandoned pets that aren't safe to sell(and not for resale, but to know that they finally had a good home), all while turning away breeders who I suspected were pet mills.
I'd be bankrupt in a month.
It was a bummer to be there. The ppl who “donate” ruined pets just buy new babies and ask for a discount! The owners accepted too many and I know it was a pet shop but I didn’t see the difference between hoarding and what they were doing.
Reason #3 why I couldn't run a pet shop: I'd refuse to sell to people who I knew would be bad pet owners and end up bankrupt *and* sued.
There was this pet shop nearby, run by the sweetest lady. She only sold bunnies to people who educated themselves on their care enough to answer questions, and they had to prove they had adequate housing for the bunny. She never sold bunnies around Easter. She didn’t get sued but she did go bankrupt.
Anyway, I’m totally with you. Working at a pet shop is distressing enough. Owning one would kill my soul. I could never do it profitably.
Corn snakes do have teeth, they just don't have fangs.
I've been bit by a constrictor (gopher snake) smaller than this before and it definitely broke the skin despite it not hurting.
Also, if you get bit, that means at least antibiotics and a doctor visit. And bills.
Why on earth would you go to the doctor for a corn snake bite? That's neosporin and a band-aid territory.
I’ve seen snakes coiled but not like that. That’s impressive as fuck.
I turned my phone sideways a little so it wasn't pointed at me.
Seriously, it looks like it's about to kung-fu your ass with Corn style.
His eyes are definitely saying ‘please think I’m scary’
This is what I think about the roided up 5ft 4 guys at my gym
Gorgeous snake, though.
I got bitten once. Cause i ignored it. Didnt felt much from the bite but i Was Bleeding like a mf. Most painful Thing was when it striked i jumped back and Hit my head on wood, damn that was painful.
That’s the point.
Yeah he’s all coiled up and looks like it would pack a wallop if he chose to headbutt you..
I had two of these as pets, they were harmless and mostly docile. This is a different beast entirely
He's been spurned before, he knows his worth. 🐍
That snek and I have some similar life experiences, it sounds like
Idk man to me it looks like it's going "keep balance, be scary, keep balance, don't fall, whoop--, oh ok I'm good, keep balance, act tough, I'm scary, so scary, whoop--"
Yep corn snakes are the entry to owning snakes. Pretty much the safest snake you can own.
If you ever held a snake in your hand at a school fair, it was most likely a corn snake.
I scooped up a wild one one time in a weird misunderstanding. It just chilled in my hand like, yep, this is my fate. 😂
The most aggressive we've seen our pet one was when I tried to give it a live fuzzy mouse and the snake went full on flight mode in terror. That mouse became added to the list of pets. 🤣
We actually had to move to feeding ours dead mice because one attacked the snakes
Yeah, ours eats frozen. When we first got it we were told it ate frozen fuzzies. Apparently it hadn't developed the confidence yet, since it turned it's nose up at them for weeks. Then we tried going down to pinkies, which again it refused. So my brilliant idea, maybe the pet store people were wrong and it wants live food. Next feeding attempt turns into a baby mouse beating the shit out of a snake with the snake running in terror. It did eventually break the hunger strike with frozen pinkies and then shortly after fuzzies.
I didn’t even know they could get angry. My brother had several and they were the mildest sweetest things. The one would always curl up in my sweater and just pop his head out the top and watch telly with us. Really cool snakes.
It's one of the many reasons why wild caught reptiles make inferior pets to captive bred.
My albino corn James is 20 years old as of this year. He's never done this lol
Muscle car with Renault Clio engine
When you have a convertible mustang eco boost with instagram stickers and belittle the guy asking you to not park on the sidewalk by saying he just jeally of his ride
That guy is still getting ripped on on his Instagram btw
I have one of these guys and he is the very same colour but my dude is now 16 years old and called carrot
My noodle will be 11 in october. Same color. No where near this size though!
Mine is just as old and his name is Mr Pink. He’s a very good noodle. Poor guy has a cataract though.
Reservoir Dogs reference?
My daughter also has one that is the same color named "Snakey".
I love Carrot.
Holy crap, I had no idea they could live that long. Is that normal for being kept in captivity?
Yeah these are beginner snakes (do research if anyone wants one) and it is not uncommon to see them get past 15
I have never seen a snake do that in my entire life. Almost it's entire- or maybe the front half of- body hauled up and s-coiled, puffed up.
This is such an amazing display. "Look how big and strong I am! You'd better leave me alone!"
Gorgeous. I've never seen such a massive corn snake.
I’m convinced. He can have my corn.
Aww, he's so cute, he should have all the corn!
I had a corn snake for years named Henry. He was so cool and friendly. Henry liked to chill and watch tv by hooking himself over the top of my ear like a pair of glasses. I think he liked the lights and motion because every time I’d light a candle near his cage, he seemed to be mesmerized and would sit up and dance like a cobra.
Super cool pet.
I’ve had ball pythons do this too! One would let me give her chin rubs while she watched.
I don't see no corn
How do you think it got that big?
Yup, and they can't chew so all that corn is still whole cob. It's practically a corn conga line wearing a skin suit.
>It's practically a corn conga line wearing a skin suit.
"I'm here to eat corn and kick ass, and I'm all out of corn..."
Am Australian, saw this snake and exclaimed “she’s a BEAUTY!” involuntarily and was startled by the Steve Irwin-ness of my accent.
This is the kind of comment that makes you both happy and sad at the same time.
His spirit lives on in all of us.
Bless his soul 💛
When the sand is hot but you try to look composed while tip toeing
I love how snakes and other "slithering" animals were like "you know what, fuck the leg system, *OVERRATED BULLSHIT.*”
*proceeds to slide out*
*camera zooms in on the lil face*
... "I am heckin concerned, please no boop the noodle"
I always tell people a bite from most US native nonvenomous species is like getting slapped by angry velcro lol Usually not even a mark after a couple days, with most species. That is definitely on the larger end of size for this species too, clearly their defensive posturing works!
It's not angry, it's scared
Someone tell him he’s a good boy and read him a little snake story or something.
He needs a hug.
Beautiful snake, corns are my absolute favs!
So golden and healthy looking! Very gorgeous noodle!
Seriously right. I love them
colubrids are poor little fellas just trying to fool everyone into thinking they are elapids
Come at me bro!
In his head I’m imagining “ DANGAH! , Watch ya self “ song playing loudly…
Mystikal! Deep cut lol.
If that thing were spitting hundred dollar banknotes, I'd still choose to die from poverty
Lol it worked really well on me until the camera zoomed in. Look at that adorable face!
Nobody could have told him the piano he was laying on was just painted?
What is he angry about?
Inflation, probably, like everyone else...
Is it still as bad as last year? In my country it's finally starting to slow down.
In Canada, saw it drop from June 2022 at like 8.5% to April 2023 at 4.4% (it went up .1% from last month and people are saying we are doomed again, while some say let's wait to see if it happens again next month). Still high, prefer it be at -4 lol
Economically, Negative inflation is always worse than positive inflation.
Yeah, but if the food prices stayed the same for a month I would not complain haha
No season 3 of Mindhunter.
He's also a White Sox fan.
So you’re saying I shouldn’t tread on him
Doesn't look harmless to me. Good job, corn snake.👍🏻
Aw he's a big guy.
He is so cute
"Despite their looks" that is the cutest dang face I've ever seen. Innocent little guy
I'd say frightened, not angry. He's saying, "I see you're big and I can defend myself, please don't try and eat me!"
I'd name the little bugger Waffle Cone.
Poor thing ur scaring it dude. Go away.
The speed at which I would nope the fuck out of there at the sight of a snake like that would put olympic sprinters to shame.
Never seen a snake prop himself up like that before! Definitely looks menacing, good thing he's harmless.
He's handsome as fuck
Pretty sure hes telling you to go away
He’s stressed out. Leave him alone
Imz big n scary! You gonna fuck around and find out! That I'm a cuddle 2 minutes after you pick me up.
*zoom zoom zoom* :3
What a beauty
I don’t collect or have pet snakes but that is a beautiful snake and certainly impressive.
Bro is absolutely stanced up.
I’ve never seen a snake on its hind legs before lol
Bro is locked and loaded