Description: Typically, the Florida kingsnake reaches a length of 4 feet. It possesses yellow and brown scales which give it a “polka dot” appearance.
Range: Central and southern Florida
Habitat: Found near canals, lakes or streams, sugar cane fields and farmland.
Wild: they typically feed on small snakes, lizards and rodents
Zoo: Rodents are their primary diet.
Reproduction: They are oviparous (egg-laying).
Fun Fact: These snakes pretend to be the venomous rattlesnake by wiggling their tail really fast in the dried leaves to make a rattle-like noise to scare off potential predators.