Animal Stories - Milksnake

Animal-World Information about: Milksnake

   The Milksnake gets it name from an old belief that it takes milk from the udders of cows!
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Shawn Handley Jr. - 2012-07-06
Just a little advice to people who go herping like me one of the best and funniest ways to distinguish (sorry for spelling) a non venomous milk snake from a venomous coral snake is thru this phrase 'red touches black friend to jack(its a milksnake), and red touches yellow kill a fellow(its a venomous coral snake)' I saw that when I was little on tv and has always come to renember that phrase as it may save my life one day and I hope it helps anybody who is confused about the how to tell a venomous coral snake from a non venomous milksnake

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-07-06
    Thank you
Orita - 2005-11-13
My husband just brought me home a wonderful Tangerine one. It's very docile and likes to move a bit. I like to have it on me when I'm home and I have a feeling that it likes to be handled. They are wonderful pets!

Jane doe - 2008-10-28
Hey yall! I used to have a milksnake. We found it in my backyard and I picked it up because i knew it wasn't venemous. Then I went inside and put it in a glass jar (after I got through playing with it of course). I put it in my room and got it something to eat. Then my little brother was being stupid, he put alchohol in its jar and it died. It is still in my room in that exact jar. I know that is kinda creepie, but I think it is awesome.

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  • Anonymous - 2010-11-05
    Where do you live?
Cindy - 2011-08-18
I love reading these articles because they're short but informative.

Aaron - 2007-11-16
I've had a milk snake for a few months now, it's very docile. We have 2 children in the house who like to "pet" the snake when i have her out, and i have never seen my snake even look like she may bite. This is an excellent pet.

shae - 2010-08-24
Hi! I'm 12 yrs old and thinking about getting a milk snake... based on your reviews, I might just get one :)

Bigun - 2008-09-18
Ive had my Tri color for three years now! He's a great pet, almost always loves to be handled, and has never failed to eat like many python species do. I was very suprised at how trusting it is. I was transferring him to his feeding enclosure and rather than climb down from my hand, he just reached down far enough to reach his meal, held on to my hand and swallowed it down! Normally I would not give a snake this level of trust! This one has never once even struck let alone bit any one!