Prairie Kingsnake – Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster

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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The Center for Snake Conservation is a non-profit organization for the conservation of all snakes and their natural ecosytems. Our mission is to promote the conservation of snakes and their natural ecosystems and implement positive change in human attitudes towards snakes.

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