Mexican Milk Snake

The Mexican Milk Snake, also known as a culebra de leche, is a beautiful snake with a black and white zigzag pattern. It can reach lengths of up to 4 feet.

Milk snakes are one of the most common snakes in North America, and they live in a lot of different habitats. They eat mostly earthworms, though they also eat mice and birds.

Mexican milk snakes have heavy, solid scales over the entire body. As you can see from the picture, they can grow up to 10 feet in length and weigh over 3 pounds.

Mexican milk snakes can usually be found in wet, hilly, and heavily wooded areas of Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Colorado, Arizona, and Chihuahua, Mexico.

The first records of Mexican milk snakes are found in Southern California in the 1940s. they have spread into the Pacific Northwest, the Rocky Mountains, the East Coast, and the Midwest United States.

Males are active from March through October. Mating occurs in May. After mating, the male lays 6 to 20 eggs each time, which hatch after 90 days.

With most milksnakes, however, they start by eating small rodents. Although the color of their markings indicates a cool-blooded reptile, in order to hunt

This species has been attributed to having the highest breeding rate in North America. Female milk snakes can get pregnant as young as one year old.

Its girth ranges from 4.6 to 5.5 feet (1.4 to 1.7 meters) and body length ranges from 2.5 to 3.6 feet (0.91 to 1.1 meters). It is also a good-sized snake and easily moved around a home.