Milk Snake

Scientific Name: Lampropeltis triangulum


Size: The Milk snake grow from 20 to 60 inches.


Habitat: The Milk snake can live in wooded areas, prairies and rocky areas.


Diet: This species of snake eats insects, lizards, small mammals, birds, frogs, other snakes and even their own eggs.


Native/ Non-native: Native to eastern United States and Southern Canada.


Status: The current status for the milk snake is special concern.


Fun fact: The Milk snake gets their name because it was once believed that they went into barns and stole milk from cows. This species is also easily mistaken for the venomous coral snake but if you remember this rhyme than you can stay safe.

Red touches yellow, dangerous fellow. Red touches black, friend to Jack.