Prairie Kingsnake – Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster
The prairie kingsnake is a small gray or light brown snake that inhabits open grasslands or woodland edges. They mainly eat rodents but are known to eat frogs, lizards, and even other snakes. Prairie kingsnakes occur from Indiana west to Nebraska extending south into Texas and Louisiana in the western parts of their range.
Photo by Tim Warfel.
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