Pueblan Milk Snake

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Pueblan Milk Snake

Scientific Name

  • The scientific name of the Pueblan Milk Snake is Lampropeltis triangulum campbelli. 


  • This snake is also known as Campbell’s Milk Snake.
  • It is banded with bright colors in black, red, and yellowish or creamy bands, making it one of the most beautiful animals.
  • Suitable for beginner snake enthusiasts.
  • This is a nocturnal animal.


  • They live in Central Mexico.
  • They are found from Southern Puebla to eastern Morelos, Mexico.
  • Northern Oaxaca of Mexico.


  • Appropriate breeding age at 2.


  • 3 clutches per season.
  • 5 to 15 per clutch.
  • The incubation period is about 2 months.


  • The snakes can grow up to 3 feet in length.


  • 15 to 20 years.

Pueblan Milk Snake Food and Feeding

  • A tiny pinky for hatchling in the frequency of 5 to 7 days.
  • 2 pinkies for an adult snake.
  • Be aware of the food size; it cannot be and half-width size of the snake body.
  • A large bowl of water is required for soaking and drinking.


  • The snake lives in dry and arid high deserts area.
  • It requires a small tank or vivarium, which is approximately 20 gallons, as it is quite timid, shy, and curls up most of the time.
  • 2 to 3 hiding places is a must.
  • Keep the tank dry and warm most of the time.
  • Climbing accessories are recommended. They like to climb in nature.
  • They are great climbers. Hence escape-proof screen lid is needed.
  • Newspapers and towels can be used as substrate.
  • The temperature gradient needs to be set from 78°F to 84°F.
  • 50% humidity is required.