Laguna Mountains, San Diego County, photo by Steve Bledsoe

California Mountain Kingsnake

Lampropeltis zonata pulchra

Endemic to Southern California, including the Santa Ana mountains in Orange County. State-level conservation status is "Species of Special Concern".

Squamata: Colubridae

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Laguna Mountains, San Diego County, photo by Kent VanSooy

Laguna Mountains, San Diego County, photo by Kent VanSooy

Laguna Mountains, San Diego County, photo by Kent VanSooy

Near Maple Springs Road, Cleveland National Forest, Orange County, CA. 5/25/14. © Dick Newell