Goins Kingsnake

Scientific Name: Lampropeltis Getula Goini

Goins Kingsnake

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The Goins Kingsnake is a red snake found in England. It belongs to the species Lampropeltis Getula thus its scientific name is Lampropeltis getula goini. When they have shed the first skin, the red color shows well under bright light and they are a favorite of many who prefer to keep snakes for pets. They have black and brown specks and they can grow up to three feet long. They have black eyes. The bigger the snake the more space it requires for comfort. It can grow up to four feet long and half an inch wide.

Goins Kingsnakes Are Beautiful Creatures

Goins Kingsnake

Facts About Goins Kingsnakes

Geographic Location

Goins Kingsnakes are usually found around Middlesex in England. They survive in hot areas but look for shelter and shade if the heat is too much. Since their eggs require high temperature to hatch, they move to warmer areas before laying eggs. They are also found on rocks and some on hilly places.


They are found in arid areas where there is no much disturbance. This is convenient for them because they easily glide on sand. They can also live in holes especially when it is very hot.


They respond aggressively when an adversary is a nuisance but are rather friendly and can relax on someone’s palm. They like coiling around branches for added comfort. However, they do not climb too high on trees.


The eggs hatch at a temperature of 68 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit. This temperature should be maintained in case the reptile has been caged. One can use fine wood shavings for the eggs bedding though the Goins Kingsnake can move the eggs to another hidden part.


They are not resistant to captivity. They fare relatively well and feed well. Since they are colorful and small, they make very good pets. Their size also allows them to stay in small glass cages in any part of a house.

Goins Kingsnake
Snakes can’t bite food so they have to swallow it whole.