Lampropeltis elapsoides, 27 June 2019

Lampropeltis elapsoides, the Scarlet kingsnake;
Volusia county, Florida (27 June 2019).
Learn more about this species at

Note: This youngster had just been killed by an Eastern coral snake. My accidental arrival on the scene caused the Eastern coral snake to abandon its lunch!
Check out the original predation here.

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