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Milk Snake

Lampropeltis triangulum

Description:

A common but secretive snake, milk snakes are named because farmers used to find them in barns after their cows stopped producing milk, and the snakes were blamed for stealing it. Usually Eastern milks lose their vibrant red coloring as they mature but this one retained it into adulthood.

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3 Comments

beaker98
beaker98 8 years ago

Gorgeous snake! Great find and photo!

JeffreyDuby
JeffreyDuby 8 years ago

Nice big looking one and healthy to! beauty

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 8 years ago

great camo :)

ZachT
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ZachT

Indiana, USA

Spotted on May 18, 2013
Submitted on May 19, 2013

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