Red Milk Snake

  • Scientific name: Lampropeltis triangulum
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Reptilia
  • Order: Squamata
  • Family: Colubridae
  • Genus: Lampropeltis
  • Species: L. triangulum

Fun Facts

  • 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.
Red Milk Snake