Mexican Pine Snake

Mexican Pine Snake

Mexican Pine Snake
Pituophis deppei


CLASS
Reptilia
ORDER
Squamata
FAMILY
Colubridae

Range

Mexico


Habitat

Forests, scrubland, meadows, and cultivated land


Diet

Mainly rodents

Size

Up to 7 ft.

IUCN Status

Least Concern

Facts

  • One of the most colorful of the pine snake species.
  • Young are usually dull in color, but as they grow and shed, brighter colors begin to develop.

 

Conservation

The pet trade could potentially be a threat, although it is a very common species.

Least Concern

Open Daily 9 am - 5 pm

Closed only Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's Day

Address

Alexandria Zoo
3016 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
P: (318) 441-6810

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