kingsnake.com - reptile and amphibian classifieds, breeders, forums, photos, videos and more

return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
Zoo Med Repti Therm_UTH  
Turtles & Tortoises for sale online
Mice, Rats, Rabbits, Chicks, Quail
Available Now at RodentPro.com!
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Box Turtle . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - Aug. 13, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Lancaster Herp Society Meeting - Aug. 19, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  DFW Herp Society Meeting - Aug. 20, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Herpetological Society Meeting - Aug. 26, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Show - Aug. 27, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - Sept. 01, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Greater Cincinnati Herp Society Meeting - Sept. 07, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting - Sept. 09, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  East Coast Reptile Super Expo - Sept. 10, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - Sept. 10, 2022 . . . . . . . . . . 

Unusual gopher snake found in san diego?


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Field Collecting Forum ]

Posted by aera on March 22, 2003 at 20:55:20:

I usually find tons of gopher snakes on a usual days hike and know that they are highly variable,but I found one today that appears to have grey blue lateral stripes(pairs on each side)That fade as they reach the midsection of the body.Also,dorsally,his color is a normal gopher coloration towards his head and turns to brick(not bright red)red.His tail and lower sectoin is really cool looking because as the stripes join farther down the body,it gives the snake a bluish appearence(no the snake is not in shed)and also that is where the dorsal pattern is the most red.Sorry for the long explanation,but I don't have a camera and am dying to find out if anyone knows what type this could be.One more thing,there is a very,very, faded temporal stripe.Any ideas?


Follow Ups:




[ Follow Ups ] [ The Field Collecting Forum ]