Lamprophis fuliginosus

African House Snake


Range: South African subcontinent

Size: 2-3.5 ft., males smaller than females

Life span: 12-15 yr

Active: nocturnal

Habitat: woodland or savannah, tolerate urban conditions

Temp.: gradient of 65F (18C) to 88F (31C)

Foods: in captivity: mice -> pinky, fuzzy

Temperament: calm

Notes: good beginner snake
will breed throughout the year

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