A harmless American snake with a green back and white or yellowish underparts.
- Genus Opheodrys, family Colubridae: two species.
- Often slow to adapt and to accept food, once green snakes do eat they are often voracious and consume a lot.
- Too much water in the substrate seems to cause green snakes to develop little blisters.
- In order to grow, the smooth green snake must shed its skin.
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