Eastern Milk Snake


Eastern Milk snake – June 2023 – Westford center

Eastern Milk Snake (Lampropeltis triangulum)

The Eastern Milk Snake has a mottled grey, brown, and reddish body. This non-venomous snake is often confused for a rattlesnake, but it lacks the rattle, keeled scales, and cat-like pupils. It is found in fields, woodlands, rocky hillsides, and wetland edges and primarily eats small mammals (from Mass Audubon – https://www.massaudubon.org/nature-wildlife/reptiles-amphibians/snakes)



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