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Madrean Mountain Kingsnake
Lampropeltis knoblochi

Location

Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona, United States

Date

26/07/2020

Description

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!

Photo Link

https://www.instagram.com/jose_gabriel_wildlife/

Learn More

https://tucsonherpsociety.org/amphibians-reptiles/snakes/knoblochs-mountain-kingsnake/
Jose G Martinez-Fonseca
Wildlife and landscape photographer, PhD student at Northern Arizona University
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