Elaphe are distributed in the temperate and subtropical zones of Asia and Europe. For this reason a general description of the captive care conditions is impossible. The following example described the little known species Elaphe davidi.
Humidity: medium moist.
Food: small mice, bird eggs.
Hibernation: 2-3 month with reduced light and temperatures of 10-15°C.
Elaphe davidi, Beijing, China © KDS