milk snake

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milk snake:

see king snakeking snake,
name for a number of species of the genus Lampropeltis, nonvenomous, egg-laying, constricting snakes of North America which show much variation in color and markings.
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The milksnake has gone on hunger strikes, which have required me to move him for a couple of months to a cold room set at 4[degrees]C to simulate an Ontario winter.
The snake is not venomous (and is closely related to the eastern milksnake found in Ontario).
maculosus), Eastern Slender Glass Lizard (Ophisaurus attenuatus longicaudus), Southeastern Five-lined Skink (Eumeces inexpectatus), Broad-headed Skink (Eumeces laticeps), Eastern Six-lined Racerunner (Aspidoscelis sexlineata sexlineata), Northern Scarlet Snake (Cemophora coccinea copei), Red Cornsnake (Elaphe guttata), Milksnake (Lampropeltis triangulum), Southeastern Crowned Snake (Tantilla coronata), Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (Heterodon platirhinos), Eastern River Cooter (Pseudemys c.