Did you know?
The kingsnake got the name “king” from its habit of eating other snakes!
Brush, semi-desert, grassland in western United States
2 ½ -4 feet average, but up to 6 feet
3 ½ pounds
Up to 20 years
Rodents, lizards, birds, even other snakes
2 dozen eggs hatch after 66-83 days
California kingsnakes are preyed on by badgers, raccoons, eagles, hawks, skunks, roadrunners and other snakes.