• Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Reptilia
  • Order: Squamata
  • Family: Colubridae
  • Genus: Lampropeltis
  • Species: Lampropeltis triangulum
  • Will vibrate its tail to mimic the sound of a rattlesnake when it feels threatened
  • Coloration mimics that of a venomous snake to avoid becoming prey
  • There are 25 different subspecies of milk snake each varying slightly in color