YouTube - Did you know that you can take a photo of a snake with a reference measurement object in the photo, then later use software to calculate the length...
ROR: How to Accurately Measure a Snake
by Editor in Chief
YouTube - On this episode of Reach Out Reptiles, Garrett Hartle discusses several different methods to measure snakes. This should help with some of the wildly inaccurate data we see out there. The first several methods discuss commonly used practices that can get you close to a real figure. The last method is scientifically designed and used by field researchers to get the most accurate possible measurements of large numbers of snakes without disturbing them more than necessary.