Red Milk Snake
- Scientific name: Lampropeltis triangulum
- Kingdom: Animalia
- Phylum: Chordata
- Class: Reptilia
- Order: Squamata
- Family: Colubridae
- Genus: Lampropeltis
- Species: L. triangulum
- Milk snakes got their name because it is said that they sucked milk directly from the udders of cows.
- Milk snakes find shelter in barns because they can find an abundant amount of food.
- They eat frogs, small rodents, other snakes, and lizards.
- Milk snakes can grow anywhere from 6 to 48 inches.