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  King Snake Gallery
The desert king snake is a dark brown to fl snake with the sides of the snake heavily spotted with yellow that outlines fl saddles that run along the back of the snake for the entire length of the snake.
The ground colour of the californian king snake is either fl or brown with stripes, bands or a mixture of stripes and bands.
Californian king snakes are immune to the venom of venomous snakes and wild specimens often feed on such snakes.
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 Kingsnakes and Milksnakes
Kings can be found in arid deserts, swamplands, farmlands, grasslands, pine and deciduous forests, up to 8,500 feet in the Rockies and to 10,000 in the Andes, and in riparian habitats.
As most people cannot tell the difference and many believe that all snakes are uniformly dangerous, wild kings and milks are often met with the business end of a shovel rather than the respect they deserve for their efforts in keeping the rodent populations in check.
When your snake first defecates, collect the feces in a clean plastic bag, seal it, label it with the date, your name and phone number and the snake's name, and take it and your snake to a vet who is experienced with reptiles and have the sample tested for worms.
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 King Snake
King snakes use a variety of habitats from the coastal plain pine forests, to the piedmont (foothills) woods, and mountain valleys.
King snakes eat a wide variety of small animals including other snakes, lizards, rodents, small birds, and eggs of any kind.
King snakes lay a clutch of 8 to 20 eggs in late spring or early summer in compost or other loose material.
www.athensclarkecounty.com /~bearhollow/anim_bios/kingsnake.htm   (155 words)

  
 King Snake - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
King Snake, common name for certain members of a genus of North American constricting snakes.
The king cobra is the world’s longest poisonous snake.
Some of the 22 snake species that live in parts of the Outback are the venomous elapid snakes including king brown and western brown snakes and...
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 King Snakes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
king snake, name for a number of species of the genus Lampropeltis, nonvenomous, egg-laying, constricting snakes of North America which show much variation in color and markings.
The common king snake, or chain snake (Lampropeltis getulus), of the E United States is usually about 3 to 5 ft (90—150 cm) long and fl or brown with yellow and white rings or bands that form a chainlike pattern.
Other less brightly marked varieties of the same species are called milk snakes, because they are reputed by legend to milk cows.
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 Ark Reptile Group Kingsnake Care Sheet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Kings are not highly active and don`t need huge enclosures.
The cage should allow a minimum of 1 square foot of floor space to each foot of Snake and be approximately a third of the snakes length in height.
A popular alternative to the heat mat is a normal light bulb with a wire cage around it attached to a thermostat at one end of the cage.
www.geocities.com /thearkfiles/kingsnakecaresheet.html   (287 words)

  
 King Snake : Reptiles : Harris In Wonderland
Most of the common varieties of king snakes you will encounter in pet stores are found in the United States, from the southwest (and Mexico) north to California, east across the U.S., and up the east coast from Florida to Maine.
They are largely diurnal and crepuscular snakes, most active at dusk and dawn, with a period of rest in the daytime hours to avoid the heat of the day.
Usually, the snakes in the beginner category are easy reliable feeders, the moderates are sometimes hit or miss, and the advanced are more specialized feeders that naturally would prefer small lizards and snakes to rodent prey and can be extremely reluctant feeders to the point of starving themselves to death without intervention (i.e.
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 California King Snake: WhoZoo
Another morphology is a snake with dark-brown or fl ground color consisting of 30-50 clear whitish or yellowish rings perpendicular to the body length.
In the wild, the snake lays its eggs once a year although it is possible for it to lay eggs twice a year.
The snake at the zoo is a female that was bought from a breeder.
www.whozoo.org /Intro2000/vansibor/VanSib_CaliforniaKingsnake.htm   (864 words)

  
 King Snake Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Snakes that are preparing to shed their skin, rarely feed until after they have shed.
King snakes, like all the other snakes in the family Colubridae (typically, non-venomous snakes considered to be more highly evolved than the boas and pythons), have only one functioning lung.
King Snakes also like to bathe, but continued emersion can lead to skin problems and large amounts of water in the cage can lead to high humidity resulting in lung problems.
www.grizzlyrun.com /Pets/Reptiles/Snakes/King_Snake/Default.htm   (1817 words)

  
 Coral Snakes, coral snake, pictures
The California Mountain King Snake has a fl head but does not have red and yellow bands that touch.
The venom of the Coral Snake is neurotoxic, paralyzing the nerves.
The Scarlet king snake is often called the "false coral" because of the similarity of many colors and patterns.
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 Ball Pythons, a Troubleshooting Guide to
Before you consider getting a pet snake, you might be interested in reading "Keeping a Snake as a Pet." This excellent article was written by Dana Payne, a keeper at the Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle Washington.
The new snake may be diseased or parasitized and you wouldn't want it to infect your healthy animals.
Captive Bred: snakes are ones that come from parents who have been in captivity and the care giver has taken the time to induce the male and female to breed.
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 ::King of the Ky Forests by Phil Peak::
The King Snake of Kentucky is known commonly as the Black King snake, Lampropeltis getula nigra.
The Black King snake has a relatively compact range as compared to other getula complex members and is found roughly in those areas east of the Mississippi river and west of the Appalachian Mountains.
Maybe this is because this is the King Snake that I am most familiar with and I have had the luxury of seeing specimens of this subspecies that most other King Snake aficionado’s have not.
www.kyherpsoc.org /kyappreciation/philskingsnake.htm   (889 words)

  
 King Cobra Snake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Like all snakes, King Cobras are cold-blooded; they are the same temperature as the environment.
King Cobras are venomous; one bite can paralyze and kill their prey within minutes.
Snakes can't chew their prey; food is digested by very strong acids in the snake's stomach.
www.greenville.k12.ny.us /elem/brady_s/snakes/Kingcobra.htm   (391 words)

  
 Common Kingsnake (DesertUSA)
It is often found near rocky outcrops and clumps of vegetation, as well as under rocks, logs and debris from sea level to 7000 feet.
The Common Kingsnake is a nonvenomous member of the "harmless" Colubridae Family, which includes gopher snakes, garter snakes and whip snakes.
Since it is immune to the poison of venomous snakes, the Kingsnake is little concerned with being bitten.
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 King Snake,Reptiles,Amphibians,King Snake Picture Gallery Collection,King Snake Pictures,Encyclopedia,King Snake
Date : 10/19/2006 Time : 11:57:20 PM King snakes, Lampropeltis, in the family Colubridae, are moderately sized, powerful constrictors and have smooth scales and single anal plates (the scale in front of the vent).
The prairie king snake, or mole snake, L. calligaster, is distributed from Maryland westward to Nebraska and Texas and southward to Florida.
The Mexican king snake, L. mexicana, is marked with gray, fl, and sometimes orange and is found in southwestern Texas and northern portions of the Mexican Plateau.
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 Scarlet Kingsnake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Scarlet Kingsnake (Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides) is a type of king snake that is found in the Eastern portion of the United States, particularly Florida.
It is a subspecies of the milk snake Lampropeltis triangulum.
The snake has a tri-color pattern of fl, red, and yellow bands that mimic the venomous coral snake.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scarlet_King_Snake   (248 words)

  
 King Snakes - new baby king snake
You’ll want to feed your snake pinkies until it is as big around as they are and then move up to fuzzies.
Always feed a king snake prey that is about 1.25 to 1.5 times bigger around than the snake and you always want to see a slight bulge in their tummy after they eat.
A full grown king snake may be able to eat a small rat but not all of them will get that big depending on the type of king you have.
www.repticzone.com /forums/KingSnakes/messages/203293.html   (671 words)

  
 Manbir Online ... King Snake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
These snakes squeeze their prey to death by coiling around it.
King snakes have Vertical contrasting stripes, rounded head, gentle disposition, eats other snakes.
The most famous characteristic of the King Snake is its habit of eating rattlesnakes.
www.manbir-online.com /htm2/snake.11.htm   (67 words)

  
 Common King Snake Fact Sheet - National Zoo| FONZ
Common, or Eastern, king snakes are medium-sized snakes reaching three to six feet (.9 to 1.8 m) in length.
The eastern king snake is fed mice, rats, and chicks.
The eastern king snake mates in the spring and lay eggs mid-summer.
nationalzoo.si.edu /Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/Facts/FactSheets/Commonkingsnake.cfm   (319 words)

  
 ANIMAL BYTES - Scarlet King Snake
Though they are non-venomous themselves, the scarlet king snake's confusion with the aforementioned coral snakes is beneficial from a predator aversion standpoint.
However, this same confusion is often detrimental to the scarlet king snake with regard to human encounters.
This means that snakes fulfill roles as both predators and prey in regional food chains.
www.seaworld.org /animal-info/animal-bytes/animalia/eumetazoa/coelomates/deuterostomes/chordata/craniata/reptilia/squamata/scarlet-king-snake.htm   (386 words)

  
 King Cobra Printout- EnchantedLearning.com
The solitary King Cobra lives in rainforests, tropical deciduous forests, tropical scrub forests, and tropical grasslands of India, southern China, and southeast Asia.
The King Cobra eats mostly cold-blooded animals, including snakes (like the rat snake) and lizards.
Reproduction: Female King Cobras build a leafy nest early in spring; they lay up to 20 to 50 white, leathery eggs, which have an incubation period of 60 to 70 days.
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 King Snake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
King Snake (real name Sir Edmund Dorrance) is a fictional character in the DC Comics universe.
Lady Shiva, meanwhile, saught after King Snake because he was rumored to be the deadliest male martial artist in the world, and she wished to face him in battle.
During the ceremony intended to invest Temple with leadership, however, King Snake rebelled, declared himself the next Naja-Naja, and lowers healed his eyes in a Lazarus Pit the cult has access to (which could only be opened by Temple, explaining Sir Edmund's subterfuge).
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 The Arizona Mountain King Snake : Utah's Hogle Zoo
A subspecies of the Sonora Mountain King Snake.
These snakes are often killed because they mimic the venomous coral snake.
King snakes provide a valuable service to humans by consuming large amounts of rodents that could be spoiling stored food, fouling buildings with feces and urine and spreading diseases to humans such as hantavirus.
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 Snakes of North America
Most are medium sized snakes, and all lack a pelvic girdle and have no vestigial hind limbs and whose left lung is either absent or greatly reduced.
The cobra family is thought to have evolved from Colubrid snakes and many appear very similar in appearance with long, slender bodies and large scales (plates) on the head.
The coral snakes are relatively small snakes that spend most of their time underground.
www.pitt.edu /~mcs2/herp/SoNA.html   (759 words)

  
 California King Snake? - www.ReptileForums.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The california and desert king (splendida) are both subspecies of the getula species so that being said are very similar.
I have had knowledgable people tell me it is a desert king and others tell me it is a california because of its facial patterns.
Desert king has very fl head and mine has facial patterns that are comon to california.
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King Cobra Snake and Drain is your choice for the best residential and commercial plumbing services in town.
King Cobra Snake and Drain will leave everything like it was before except for the bad plumbing.
King Cobra Snake and Drain is licensed and insured.
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 eBay - Book: King Snake (ISBN: 0395746809)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
King Snake just loves to talk, and when he captures two mice he's thinking more of an audience than of dinner.
The extroverted snake dominates almost every spread with his grinning green-and-yellow face, while the roly-poly brown mice cower and try to hold up their end of polite conversation.
Happy to have a captive audience, King Snake explains that he really isn't a king at all, but a common garter snake who loves to tell stories.
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 Reticulated Pythons
Every year, thousands of reticulated pythons along with several other species of snakes are killed for their meat and their skins.
It is felt that the skin trade and deforestation is a larger problem for wild caught populations of retics than the pet trade.
The current world record for the longest snake is held by a reticulated python.
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 king snake — FactMonster.com
king snake, name for a number of species of the genus
milk snake - milk snake: see king snake.
snake, in zoology: Types of Snakes - Types of Snakes The approximately 2,700 snake species, of which about four fifths are nonvenomous,...
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 3D max king cobra snake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This King Cobra is modelled in polygons with a mesh smooth modifier taking it from 2897 to 11386 polygones.
The first is to open the snakes mouth and the second to expand its hood.
The texures are high-res but if you want to do a super-realistic snake you might have to redo the textures.
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