Eastern milk snake

Lampropeltis triangulum
  • 61-90 cm; record 132.1cm
  • cream, tan, or light grey with red or dark brown black-bordered blotches or rings on back alternating with blotches along each side
  • young have red blotches bordered in black
  • blotch on neck may appear Y or V shaped
  • belly whitish with black checker-board pattern
  • scales smooth; anal scale single
  • lays eggs