Western Shovel-nosed Snake
The western shovel-nosed snake is one of the less-researched snakes belonging to the ground snake family. The nose has a shovel like shape and that is why it has got its name.
|Scientific Name||Sonora occipitalis|
|Size||10-17 in (25-43 cm)|
|Color||Pale yellow or cream body with black bands on it|
|Distribution||Arizona, Nevada, California of United States and Mexico|
|Hibernation||Throughout the fall and winter|
|Diet||Centipedes, scorpions, spiders, insects, and reptile eggs|
|Mode of Reproduction||Oviparous|
|Clutch Size||Around 9 eggs|
|Average Lifespan||Not known|
|IUCN Conservation Status||Least Concern|
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Published on September 8th 2019 by staff under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 7th September 2019.
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