The Florida kingsnake is a usually a constrictor, that feed on other venomous snakes like rattlesnakes and maintain the ecosystem. This non-aggressive snake is often kept as pets.
|Scientific Name||Lampropeltis getula floridana|
|Also Known as||Chain king, chain snake|
|Color||Black body with 20-66 yellow or orange cross bands|
|Distribution||Southern, northern, central Florida|
|Habitat||Subtropical area, swapms, sugarcane fields, pinelands, marshes, and, prairies|
|Diet||Frogs, lizards,birds, rodents,|
|Hibernation Period||Throughout the winter|
|Mode of Reproduction||Oviparous|
|Incubation Period||8-11 weeks|
|Reproductive Age||2-4 years|
|Average Lifespan||10-15 years|
|IUCN Conservation Status||Not listed|
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Published on December 22nd 2018 by staff under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 7th December 2018.
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