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Kingsnake Prairie

Kingsnake Prairie
Species Name:
Lampropeltis calligaster
Not venomous

Common Name:
Kingsnake Prairie

Species Name:
Lampropeltis calligaster

Non-Venomous

KSNPC status is: Unlisted

Appearance:

Coloration can be variable from solid grayish-brown to dark brown or light gray with blotches that can vary in color.

Notes:

Eats rodents, frogs, birds, lizards, and snakes. Likes old fields and brushy spots. Often lives underground in loose soil or rodent burrows.

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