Red Racer Snake Animal Pictures

Masticophis flagellum piceus

A red racer snake in the desert with its head raised

A red racer snake in the desert with its head raised
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Red racers can measure up to 5.5 feet long.

A red racer on a light lilac background

Red racers have light brown, pink, or red body with regular dark blotches on the back.

A red racer hiding in some brush

A red racer's color and pattern provide excellent camouflage in its natural habitat.

A red racer coiled on the ground

Red racers have a smooth braided appearance that resembles a coachman's whip.

A red racer stretched to almost full length

The majority of red racers are primarily red, though black and yellow morphs also exist.