Herp of the day

Herp of the day: Sonoran Coral Snake

The Sonoran Coral Snake (Micruroides euryxanthus), also known as Arizona coral snake, is a venomous species found in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico.

In the wild, this desert species feeds primarily on other snakes and small lizards. Adults are 11–24 inches (280–610 mm) in total length (including tail), females may lay up to 3 eggs, and the hatchlings are 18–20 cm (7-8 inches) in total length.