Eastern Black King Snake - (Lampropeltis Nigra)
Eastern Black Kingsnake
A docile snake with smooth scales and a single anal plate.
May attain a length of 6 feet.
Similar to the Eastern Kingsnake except its chainlike pattern is not as bold or pronounced. Some specimens are almost totally black with small flecks of yellow.
Snakes, frogs, lizards, and mammals.
Up to 24 small white eggs laid in loose soil.
Myths and Lore
Kingsnakes are a staple of the pet industry bear in mind the need for a larger habitat due to its adult size.