Scientific Name: Thamnophis sauritus (also known as the common ribbon snake)
Size: The eastern ribbon snake grows 18 to 86 cm in length.
Habitat: Found in the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. Lives in wetlands and near ponds.
Diet: This kind of snake eats tadpoles, small fish, worms, crickets and other insects.
Native/ non-native: Native to North America.
Status: The population of the eastern ribbon snake is currently stable but they are being threatened by habitat destruction.
Fun Fact: When the Eastern ribbon snake is frightened, it either hides into a near by bush or glides across the surface of the water.