Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides
  • Average size: 14-20 inches; Record 27 inches.  Young are about 5
    inches at birth.
  • Range:  Throughout Florida.
  • Diet:  Small snakes and lizards, earthworms, baby mice and small fish.
  • Status:  Common in some areas.  Very secretive, hides under bark,
    logs, etc.  Seen mainly at night or after heavy rains.  Can be found in
    woodland habitats, especially pine.

  
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