Florida Kings Snake

Florida King Snake Lampropeltis getula floridana

The Florida kingsnake is just one of numerous subspecies of the common kingsnake, which is found all over the United States!

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ORIGIN:
Central and south Florida

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HABITAT:
Wetlands, forests and grasslands

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
3-5 lbs
Length: 3-4 ft

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DIET:
Rodents, birds, lizards and eggs

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PREDATORS:
Skunks, birds of prey, alligators and larger snakes

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Sharp teeth

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REPRODUCTION:
Lay 3-30 eggs at one time

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THREATS:
Habitat loss and collection for the pet trade

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Up to 33 yrs in human care

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CONTACT BREVARD ZOO

8225 North Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940

phone: 321.254.9453

fax: 321.259.5966

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