Tag: Lampropeltis elapsoides

Lampropeltis elapsoides, 13 April 2020

Lampropeltis elapsoides, the Scarlet kingsnake; Volusia county, Florida (13 April 2020). A Scarlet kingsnake reeling around a bit to see what the photographer guy is up to. This species is entirely non-venomous and unaggressive. It is fairly shy and reclusive, spending much of the… Continue Reading “Lampropeltis elapsoides, 13 April 2020”

Lampropeltis elapsoides, 16 June 2017

Lampropeltis elapsoides, the Scarlet kingsnake; Volusia county, Florida (16 June 2017). For many, the instinctual first response to a photo like this is to try to mutter the old rhyme, “Red on yellow, kill a fellow. Red on black, friend of Jack” (or some… Continue Reading “Lampropeltis elapsoides, 16 June 2017”