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Arizona Mountain Kingsnake

The Ariozna Mountain Kingsnake, as suggested by the name, is endemic to the state of Arizona. It is a constrictor by nature and discharges a foul smell to ward off its predators.

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Suborder Serpentes
Family Colubridae
Genus Lampropeltis
Scientific Name Lampropeltis pyromelana

Size Around 3 ft ( 91.4 cm)
Color Brown body with cream and black bands
Distribution Arizona
Habitat Juniper woodlands and coniferous forests
Subspecies Lampropeltis pyromelana infralabialisLampropeltis pyromelana pyromelana
Diet Birds, rodents, lizards
Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
Clutch Size Around 9 eggs
Average Lifespan 10-20 years
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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Published on September 10th 2019 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 7th September 2019.

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