- The scientific name of Honduran Milk Snake is Lampropeltis triangulum hondurensis.
- One of the beautiful non-venomous snakes.
- In wild, honduran milk snake is in three colours; with wide orange/red, narrow black and yellowish band.
- There is bi-colour Honduran Milk Snake in today’s pet market, which is called “tangerine phase”.
- They are nocturnal animals.
- The snakes are found in Central and South America.
- Sex maturity at age 3.
- Incubation period of the eggs period is about 10 weeks.
- Up to 24 oviparous and elliptical eggs.
- Honduran Milk Snake is one of the largest milk snakes.
- Adult snake may grow up to approximately 5 feet.
- Rarely up to 5 to 6 feet range.
- The weight of the snake can be as heavy as 1.25kg depending on the length of the snake.
- Young live: It’s about 4 inches long.
- Up to 20 years.
Honduran Milk Snake Food and Feeding
- By nature, they are aggressive carnivores.
- It eats wide variety of prey, including mice, rodents, birds, snakes, lizards, frogs and others.
- In captivity, adult snake eats a mice once in one or two weeks.
Snake Habitat and Vivarium Housing
- The habitat ranging from river valley, hillside, field and agriculture area.
- Temperature from 82°F to 88°F.
- Humidity from 65% to 75%.