Detailed overview:
Ratsnake Foundation
Title: Ratsnake Foundation
Title abbreviated: RF
Title alternative: Online Herpetological Society for Ratsnake Enthusiasts
Creator: Ratsnake Foundation
Abstract: It is a platform where members can upload articles sharing experiences of captive husbandry via documents of members own material, observations in nature and/or any relevant information concerned with rat snake species, including links to external sources, breeding, brumation, feeding, distribution ranges & other data displayed in an at a glance format. The Foundation largely comprises of hobbyist rat snake enthusiasts that hope to provide useful data collated via surveys that may be further used for the benefit of academics and hobbyists alike. Its purpose is to provide a near real time forum to facilitate the above and further discuss matters as described above in a courteous and respectful manner, promoting cooperation among individuals interested in all aspects of rat snakes. The term 'Ratsnake' is obviously one of dubious taxonomic value, an artificial pigeon hole that certain groups of animals may fall into. Some people would describe some animals as racers while others would happily proclaim them to be Ratsnake. The Foundations definition of 'Ratsnakes' are all animals that are currently or have been described as such, primarily concerning all species formerly described as Elaphe in the tome written by Schulz, 'A Monograph of the Colubrid Snakes of the Genus Elaphe (Fitzinger)'. We are however, also open to the discussion of any other snake commonly described as 'Ratsnakes', such as Rhynchophis boulengeri (Rhino Ratsnake), Ptyas, Spilotes & Spalerosophis species etc. in our eyes these snakes are also 'Ratsnakes'. [Information of the supplier, modified]
Table of contents: Articles / Forum / Ratsnakes / Glossary / Care Guides / Locality Guides / Reptile Expo List / Morph Guides / About RF / Links / Old Forums.
Subject: Reptilia (597.9);
Animal husbandry (636)
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Spatial coverage: Northern Hemisphere
Audience: Beginner; Intermediate; Experts
Language: English
Format: website
Resource type: Discipline based websites;
Newsletter, mailing lists, forums, blogs
Access: free
Metadata update date: 2014-03-06
Metadata provider: UBFfm
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