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All Hail The King

The California kingsnake rewards its loyal subjects well.

Who's Who In Reptiles: Tom White
Reptiles Magazine 1109
November 2010 Editor’s Note

It is not difficult to understand why the California kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula californiae), a subspecies of the common kingsnake, is so popular. Adults reach up to only 4 feet in length. They adapt well to captivity, possess a calm temperament and display a large variety of patterns for hobbyists to enjoy. They also reproduce readily, which has helped make them affordable to most reptile enthusiasts. Cared for properly, they can live between 10 and 15 years.

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