Lampropeltis getula californiae
Habitat: Varied habitat types that include open coniferous forest, woodland, swamps, coastal marshes, river bottoms, farmland, prairie, chaparral, and desert.
Range: Western U.S.A and north-western Mexico
Natural Diet: amphibians,
reptiles, small birds and small mammals
Status in the Wild: Common (Least Concern)
Fun Animal Facts
California kingsnake is a subspecies of the common kingsnake.
These snakes range between 2.5 and 3.5 feet in length. They have
varied color morphs in captivity and in the wild. These snakes are
non-venomous. They are powerful constrictors, constricting and
suffocating their prey. They are diurnal that are also found in the
Sierra Nevada Mountains. Females lay eggs with an average clutch
size of 12 eggs. California kingsnakes have been popular in the pet