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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