230 Bammel Westfield Road, Houston, Texas 77090281-587-2336

Mexican Black King Snake

Mexican King snakes are an excellent choice for beginners due to their simple care routine and ease of handling. They are very active and can often be seen hunting and basking during the day, soaking in water, or burrowing through their substrate.

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Other Animal Facts


From Mexico to Arizona


Solid Black

Size & Lifespan

Needs a temperature gradient of 75–80°F on the cool side and 88–90°F on the warm side


King snakes have a calm personality and can easily be handled.


Eats mainly mice and rats.


An adult Mexican Black Kingsnake can be comfortably housed in an enclosure measuring 3ft x 2ft x 2ft.


Adults can reach 3-4 feet in length. Can live 20-25 years