Four-lined snake (Elaphe quatuorlineata)
- The four-lined snake is the largest of the rat snakes found in Europe, with adults reaching up to eight feet long.
- As the four-lined snakes matures, the four dark lines along its body become more prominent.
- Four-lined snakes feed on lizards, mice and rats.
The four-lined snake is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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IUCN Red List (January, 2011)