Black & White California Kingsnake
2021 Black & White California Kingsnake
These animals are currently feeding on pinky mice.
Kingsnakes are in the genus Lampropeltus and comprise of a number of species and subspecies. These are a Colubrid snake and most adults get between 3-6 foot in length. They are great feeders and their main diet comprises of rodents such as mice and rats. The optimal temperature for keeping most kingsnakes is 80-82 degrees ambient with an 85-90 degree hot spot.
King snakes can be cannibalistic snakes, so keeping multiple King snakes in the same enclosure is not recommended. They are normally very docile animals and make great pets. The normal breeding season for king snakes is from April through July with average clutches from 4-15 eggs.
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