What Do Baby Black Snakes Eat?
To answer this question you first have to identify which type of baby black snake you have. There are many snakes that are black so you'll first need to figure that out to get the answer to what do baby black snakes eat.
Here are a few different types of baby snakes that you will find that could be black:
- Garter (Garden)
- Black Rat
If you need help determining the type of black baby snake you have it might be best to contact your local pet shop for help. Another good option is to speak with a friend or family member that is very familiar with snakes.
Here are some answers for what types of foods you should be feeding your baby black snake depending on the type of snake you have.
Garter (Garden) Snake
These types of snakes will eat - grubs, worms, feeder fish, etc. All these types of foods can be found at your local pet shop.
This type of snake will actually eat the same types of foods as a garter snake will.
Black Rat Snake
They will eat appropriate sized rodents, baby birds & bird eggs. It is important to note that they need to eat prey that is appropriate to their smaller size. Baby snakes cannot eat food that is too big for them or they will have difficult swallowing it.
A for the type of rodents they will eat as a baby snake it is normally pinkie mice which are baby mice that are hairless and small in size. This is a very common food that you can purchase a pet shops for your baby snakes.
Bull, Gopher & Pine
These snakes often eat pinkies as well. Frozen or fresh ones.
In addition to everything mentioned above baby black snakes will often eat lizards and eggs as well that are appropriately sized compared to their bodies.