Pueblan Milk Snake

Pueblan Milk Snake

Scientific Name

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

Description

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

Distribution

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

Breeding

  • Appropriate breeding age at 2.

Nesting

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

Size

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

Life Span

  • 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 adult snake.
  • Be aware of the food size; cannot be one and half width size of the snake body.
  • A large bowl of water is required for soaking and drinking.

The Snake's Habitat and Housing

  • The snake live is dry and arid high deserts area.
  • It requires a small tank or vivarium, which approximately 20 gallon, as it is quite timid, shy and curl 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 the nature.
  • They are great climber, hence escape-proof screen lid is needed.
  • Newspaper and towel can be used as substrate.
  • Temperature gradient need to set from 78°F to 84°F.
  • 50% humidity is required.