Mexican Black King Snake
Mexican King snakes are an excellent choice for beginners due to their simple care routine and ease of handling. They are very active and can often be seen hunting and basking during the day, soaking in water, or burrowing through their substrate.
Other Animal Facts
From Mexico to Arizona
Needs a temperature gradient of 75–80°F on the cool side and 88–90°F on the warm side
King snakes have a calm personality and can easily be handled.
Eats mainly mice and rats.
An adult Mexican Black Kingsnake can be comfortably housed in an enclosure measuring 3ft x 2ft x 2ft.
Size & Lifespan
Adults can reach 3-4 feet in length. Can live 20-25 years