Madrean Mountain Kingsnake
Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona, United States
Kingsnakes are beautiful non-venomous snake species that confuse predators by wearing the warning colors of the "true" venomous coral snakes. There are many species distributed across most of the American continent inhabiting a large variety of different habitats from deserts to tropical jungles. Many kingsnakes prey on other snakes, including venomous ones!