Eastern King Snake - (Lampropeltis Getula)
Eastern King Snake
A docile snake with smooth scales and a single anal plate.
May attain a length of 6 feet.
The shiny black Eastern Kingsnake has a vivid yellow or white chain-like pattern along its back.
Other snakes (including venomous ones), frogs, lizards, and mammals.
Up to 24 white eggs in loose soil.
Myths and Lore
Kingsnakes are a staple in the pet trade and often make great pets bear in mind the need for a larger habitat due to its size.
An uncommon species in West Virginia, Eastern Kingsnakes are found only in the valley of the South Branch of the Potomac River