Honduran Milksnake Lampropeitis triangulum hondurensis

Habitat

The Honduran milkshake can be found in low to medium elevations of tropical areas

Diet in the wild

Small mammals, birds, eggs and other snakes

Diet at the Zoo

Mice

Fascinating Facts

  • Can live up to 20 years
  • Protects itself from predators with its bright, poisonous-looking color
  • Name comes from the myth that they drank cow's milk because they're commonly found in barns while actually searching for rodents

  • Visitors in 2017
    Visitors in 2017

    240,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2017
    CAMPERS IN 2017

    3000

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400