- The scientific name of Honduran Milk Snake is Lampropeltis triangulum hondurensis.
- One of the beautiful snakes.
- In the wild, Honduran milk snakes come in three colors; wide orange/red, narrow black, and yellowish band.
- There is bi-colour Honduran Milk Snake in today’s pet market, which is called the “tangerine phase”.
- They are nocturnal animals.
- The snakes are found in Central and South America.
- Sex maturity at age 3.
- The incubation period of the eggs period is about 10 weeks.
- Up to 24 oviparous and elliptical eggs.
- Adult snake: approximately 4 feet.
- Rarely up to 5 to 6 feet.
- The young snake’s length is about 4 inches long.
- Up to 20 years.
Diet and Feeding
- Aggressive carnivores.
- It eats a wide variety of prey, including mice, rodents, birds, snakes, lizards, frogs and others.
- In captivity, an adult snake eats a mouse once in one or two weeks.
Snake Habitat and Vivarium Housing
- The habitat ranges from river valleys, hillsides, fields, and agriculture areas.
- Temperature from 82°F to 88°F.
- Humidity from 65% to 75%.