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18 Cute Snake Breeds – Snake Pet Species

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Thinking that snakes can be cute sounds absurd, and it really is. But once you have seen the cute snake breeds, you will die to pet their tiny little heads or feel like cuddling with their long, shiny, scaly skins. Yes, we know that snakes are considered one of the most deadly animals on earth, but they can actually be cute. In fact, cute pet snakes and cute baby snakes have become internet sensations. 

Do you know what these super-adorable snakes are being called? Nope Ropes and Danger Noodles. Ah, absolutely unique names and yes, lovely, too! If you are interested in knowing more about the cutest Danger noodles, we have a long list to read and decide which one you will be getting!

See for yourself!

Hognose Snake

Hognose Snake

Whenever you search CUTE SNAKES, you will get Hognose at the top of the list for their undeniable cute faces with the largest eyes and tiny upturned noses. Their obedient nature makes them suitable pets for even beginners. And keeping such a pretty snake with brown, tan, and black skin measuring 1 – 3 feet will surely keep you entertained. You can find wild-type cute hognose snakes in forests of the southeastern United States.

Snow Hognose Snake

Snow Hognose Snake

If you are not into dark colors, you have the cute hognose snake in a whitish-cream shade measuring 1 – 3 feet. Named snow due to their white skin, they are cute snake species. The most captivating trait is huge red eyes that seem to complement their gentle personalities. When looked closely, you might find faint spots.

Eyelash Viper

Eyelash Viper

As the name defines, it has something unique to offer: iconic superciliary scales naturally designed above their large, protruding eyes. From the pit viper family, this orange-yellow and gold snake is native to Central and South America. These admirable snakes are not pet snakes and should only be admired from a long, long, long distance! Their bite is potentially fatal. They measure around 1 – 2.5 feet.

Asian Vine Snake

Asian Vine Snake

Native to southern Asia, this cute snake belongs to the Colubrid family. What makes it striking and adorable is the eye-popping, lusciously green skin with hints of black & blue. Marvelous! 

This is a member of the viper species with a medium-length body and characteristically open mouth. The beauty is significantly boosted with horizontal pupil splits, giving it a look similar to the Kermit the Frog. They measure around 6ft. Although, they are cute, but cannot be kept as a pet.

Anerythristic Corn Snake

Anerythristic Corn Snake

Marvelous beauty with large eyes that also has a somewhat submissive character! 

They are a mixture of darker colors, including gray, blue, brown, and black, with a right hint of white. Also known as Black Albino, they have attractive patterns of patches and spots. It can grow up to 6ft but can be as small as 2ft. CUTE.

Wild Carpet Python

Wild Carpet Python

One of the cutest snakes from the deadly Python family with tan, black, and brown shades! They are medium-sized (5-9ft.), and you can find them easily in Australia. The credit for their cuteness goes to their jaw-line that looks like giving them a pleasant, little smiley face. And yes, they are pet species. With leopard-like patches and round, protruding, unblinking eyes, it will surely stun you.

California Kingsnake

California Kingsnake

Ah, what a calm and docile beauty! What a cute petting breed! 

These snakes are the ultimate definition of being adorable because they have tiny, cute heads and huge round eyes. This 3 – 6 feet long cute snake has black and white or brown and white strands on its body, totally complementing its calm temperament. They are considered pet species because of their ease of handling.

Jaguar Carpet Python

Jaguar Carpet Python

Found in cream, tan and black, it seems extremely cute when looked at closely. Their large, sparkly eyes are a part of their feisty personality. First, eyes, and second, dark colorful jaguar-like appearance. How can someone really resist admiring their black-ringed tan/black spots or stripes!? Measuring 5 – 9 feet, you can find it in Norway. 

Reverse Dotted California Kingsnake

Reverse Dotted California Kingsnake

Another incredibly cute White and black snake with a captivating name. Measuring from 3 to 6 feet, it is a pet species. But what makes it likable are the dalmatian-like spots. Apart from having exotically rare skin, they possess an amiable and cuddly nature. The 50/50 banded tail pattern is absolutely eye-catchy.

Strawberry Corn Snake

Strawberry Corn Snake

Finding a pink snake sounds impossible, but here it is! Strawberry Corn Snakes is one of the cutest, pliant, and pretty-looking snakes with prominent red eyes. The pink shades are lighter with dark spots, appearing fainted.

Anthill Python

Anthill Python

Oh, yes! This python is nothing like a python! This means Anthill is small, measuring 1.5 feet. It is friendly, giving cool and calm vibes. The snake has irresistibly captivating brown and dark brown skin with spots. Being a very mild-mannered snake, it is absolutely a pet species! Also called “pygmy pythons,” they spend their lives in mountainous or rocky areas. 

These meek, cute baby snakes are native to (western) Australia.

Gopher snake

Gopher snake

Typically nicknamed a Bull or Pine Snake, these cute pet snakes are from the western United States. Don’t confuse it for the rattlesnakes! They have the potential to grow as long as 4.5 feet and are not venomous. Sounds pretty amazing!

Their cute face has a characteristic rounded nose and pupil. And the most shocking part is, they don’t have fangs, though they hiss. Very unlikely for snakes! These cute snakes can be nocturnal or diurnal.

Rosy Boa

Rosy Boa

All-around adorable cuteness!

The very first thing that will make you fall in love is its classic rosy-pink alternating stripes. And when you get closer, you will fall in love again with the super-friendly, fun, cute, and loving nature of this cute baby snake. With a docile personality, it will win your heart! Originated from southwestern North America, they usually have pale heads complemented by big dark eyes – appealing outlook. They are probably the smallest snakes measuring 2-4 ft.

Albino Rosy Boa

Albino Rosy Boa

Didn’t you find Rosy Boa cute? If, yes then you will find its albino species even cuter! With a similar friendly demeanor and cool nature, it shows a calm temperament. It differs in appearance as albino boa has vibrantly shiny red eyes and have lighter skin. Due to the manageable size, they make a great pet.

Garter Snake

Garter Snake

Found in North and Central America, they have characteristic colors such as brown, black, red, gray, or olive. The patterns of unique spots and stripes look fun to the naked eye. Their small size (2-4 ft.) makes it manageable and cute. Keeping them as a pet is a pretty easy task because they are docile and non-fatal. You will get indulged in its charming appearance. They never get aggressive, ONLY if they feel threatened.

High White California Kingsnake

High White California Kingsnake

Do you want to buy a white snake that must radiate angelic vibes? This is it! These morphs are all-white pet cute snakes species. Their unproportionable eminent dark eyes add up to their beauty of white scales. Sometimes, they might have tiny black spots. It measures not more than 6ft. 

Ringneck Snake

Ringneck Snake

What would you say on seeing a snake of 1.5 – 2 feet, in a striking yellow neck ring and with an unbelievably fantastic yellow to red gradient underbelly? PRETTY AND ADORABLE! You will surely love holding and playing with this tiny, harmless reptile – ideal pets for beginners.

This pet species is beautiful to watch with a perfect blend of black, orange, yellow, and red. These cute baby snakes are actually pretty shy and look compliant. You can find them in the USA, southern Canada, and northern Mexico. They have a small bite as their mouths are not big enough to bite humans. 

Scaleless Corn Snake

Scaleless Corn Snake

This scaleless cute snake belongs to a pattern morph category where snakes are born without scales. This is how their attractive and cute smile becomes more visible. Honestly speaking, these 2 – 6 feet long snakes are rarely kept as domestic pets because it is difficult to find them in the wild. Having a pale red and orange body, it appears less intense to the eye. It makes a cute snake pet.

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