Related Program: NatureNotes The Rat Snake and the Squirrel By Rudy Mancke • Jul 4, 2018 Related Program: NatureNotes TweetShareGoogle+Email A Black Rat Snake. Stephen Lody Photography [CC BY-SA 3.0], from Wikimedia Commons A listener finds a Black Rat snake making a meal of a squirrel. Rat Snakes are powerful constrictors and feed on small mammals. Listen Listening... / 1:00 NatureNotes is a production of South Carolina Public Radio. Tags: NatureNatureNotesSCETV Appscetv.orgTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.