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Eastern Milk snake pair An Eastern Milk snake pair, discovered under some dumped building material on the forest floor.<br />
This ID was given by a professional herpetologist who was present on the hike. <br />
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Eastern Milk snake pair

An Eastern Milk snake pair, discovered under some dumped building material on the forest floor.
This ID was given by a professional herpetologist who was present on the hike.
60 cm length

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  1. Fantastic find! They are gorgeous <3 Posted 9 months ago

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''Lampropeltis triangulum'', commonly known as a milk snake or milksnake, is a species of king snake. There are 24 subspecies of milk snakes. ''Lampropeltis elapsoides'', the scarlet kingsnake, was formerly classified as the subspecies ''L. t. elapsoides'', but is now recognized as a distinct species. The subspecies have strikingly different appearances, and many of them have their own common names. Some authorities suggest that this species may be split into several separate species. They are not.. more

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Mar 1, 2019. Captured Jun 8, 2014 14:36 in Bulltown Maxwell Rd, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/83s
  • ISO250
  • 41mm