O'Neill Ranch Master Plan Draft Environmental Impact Report, February 1995
Constricting what appears to be a worm snake Carphophis amoenus.
Mason Farm Biological Preserve, Orange/Durham Counties, NC
This was a 4-5' Eastern or "Chain" Kingsnake. Much larger than the last on and let it go in the woods beside the house. Feel much better knowing they are around!
Lampropeltis getula (Common names include eastern kingsnake,common kingsnake,chain kingsnake, (more)) is a harmless colubrid species found in the United States and Mexico. It has long been a favorite among collectors. Eight subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.