Milksnake Lampropeltis triangulum

Description: 24 - 36 inches. Milksnakes are light colored snakes with red, reddish-brown, or brown blotches that are outlined in black. The belly is light colored and checkered with black markings.

Similar Species: Western Fox Snakes are similar in appearance to Milksnakes with brown blotches, but have reddish-orange head.

Comments: Often found in rocky areas along rivers.

Distribution Map
Distribution map of Milksnake (Lampropeltis triangulum)

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