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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.

Temperature: 20-27°C.

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