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.

Eastern King Snake