Louisiana Milk Snake
Lampropeltis triangulum amaura
North America; statewide in Louisiana except for the marsh and western hill country
Bottomland hardwood forests
Anoles, mice, lizards, small snakes, earthworms
16 to 30 in.
3 - 9 eggs
- Louisiana milk snakes have alternating bands, in order, of black-red-black-yellow-black.
- Sexual maturity is reached at two to three years.
- Milk snakes are secretive burrowers, hiding by day in loose, sandy soil, beneath objects on the ground or under the bark of tree trunks or logs.
3016 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301