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Florida Kingsnake

Latin Name: Lampropeltis getula floridiana Order: Squamata Family: Colubridae Considered an unofficial subspecies of kingsnake Overview Capron Park Zoo has been using a Florida Kingsnake as an Animal Ambassador for several years. It is an easily kept species that is forgiving of a variety of husbandry conditions, a good eater with a curious and non-aggressive temperament (unlike many of their

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Pantherophis guttatus Order: Squamata Family: Colubridae Husbandry Information Housing Requirements Challenges: proper housing. As with most snakes, if the enclosure is not entirely secure, they will find a way to escape. Temperature, Humidity, & Lighting: Temperature: Humidity: Lighting: Substrate:   Diet Requirements In the wild, cornsnakes eat rodents, eggs, small birds, and frogs. In captivity, they are fed rodents. Veterinary Concerns

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