A common chicken snake has dark brown skin with patches of a lighter, murky brown. Their skin can appear slightly glossy in the light. As the chicken snake is actually the name of a group of snake species rather than one particular snake species, their looks can differ. The 'common' chicken snake can be considered to be the black rat snake, which features the patchy brown appearance. To get a more accurate idea of how a common chicken snake looks, enter 'common chicken snake' into a search engine such as Google. Click 'enter' to search, and then select the 'images' option. A selection of pictures will show you exactly how the snake can appear.
- The black rat snake
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