There are eight known subspecies of the chain kingsnake, most of which measure between 3 and 7 feet long. They can be found in many different states, the most common being California, Florida, Alabama, Arizona, and Arkansas. The chain kingsnake is predominantly terrestrial, but is able to climb or swim if necessary. They can thrive in many different habitats, from swamps and fields to woodlands and mountainous regions.
- Recommended Age: 3+
- Size in cm: 19 L x 15.2 W x 2.29 H
- Size in inches: 7.48 L x 5.98 W x 0.9 H
- UPC: 095866257903
While they are not listed as threatened, there have been concerns raised since a decline, sometimes severe, has been noted in parts of their territory. Habitat loss, diseases, and possibly the importation of fire ants have all negatively impacted their numbers.