Photo Gallery
Arizona Mountain Kingsnakes (Lampropeltis pyromelana) - This secretive snake inhabits mountainous regions from Utah, through Arizona and New Mexico, into Northern Mexico. Click on one of the thumbnails below to view a larger image.

Click on the image
to the right to view
a short movie of a
baby snake hatching

Nuevo Leon Kingsnakes (Lampropeltis mexicana thayeri) - Also called the "Variable Kingsnake", this Mexican species is remarkably variable in appearance, ranging from pure black to tricolor, "buckskin", silver, peach, orange, and everything in between. All phases may emerge from the same clutch of eggs!