Milk Snake Information

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The Milk Snake, also known as Lampropeltis triangulum, is a species of non-venomous snake found throughout North and South America. These snakes are known for their strikingly colorful patterns, which can vary greatly in color and intensity depending on the subspecies and geographic location. Milk Snakes are active during the night and feed on a variety of prey, including small mammals, birds, and reptiles. They are also known for their ability to mimic the venomous Coral Snake’s coloration, which acts as a defense mechanism. Milk Snakes are commonly found in a variety of habitats, including forests, fields, and rocky areas. Despite being a common sight, they face threats such as habitat loss and fragmentation, road mortality, and illegal collection for the pet trade.

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