Scientific Name: Lampropeltis getula
Found In: United States and Northern Mexico/A variety of habitats including coniferous forests, woodlands, swamps, coastal marshes, farmlands, prairies, and deserts
Size: Adults average 38 to 46 inches in length
Diet: Carnivore. Diet consists of snakes, lizards, rodents, birds, and turtle eggs.
Threat Level: Least Concern.
Facts: This snake is resistant to the venom of pit vipers and will eat copperheads, cottonmouths, and rattlesnakes.