|Description: The Black
Kingsnake ranges in size from 3-4 feet. Coloration is black with
faint white to cream colored markings in a chain-like pattern. As
the snake ages, the pattern may be lost, resulting in a mostly black
snake. The scales are smooth and the anal plate is single.
Habitat: Found in a wide
variety of habitats including open woodlands and fields. Usually
found in dry environments.
regularly eat other snakes, including venomous ones. They also eat
small mammals, lizards and eggs of various birds, lizards and turtles.