california king snake

by on February 07, 2013

 

 

The kingsnake preys on rattlesnakes, being generally resistant to the venom (but not entirely).  Ironically, this snake will vibrate its tail like a rattlesnake to confuse predators. Photo: Gary Nafis.

 

Leave a Comment

Name

Email

Website

Comment

 
 
Get 20% off a 1, 2, or 3-year subscription to Bay Nature magazine!