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A large, smooth-scaled North American constrictor which typically has shiny dark brown or black skin with lighter markings.
- ‘Sometimes the kingsnake will begin consuming the rattlesnake before it is dead.’
- ‘At the zoo, the kingsnake started to wrap his body around the zookeeper's arm when he got scared.’
- ‘Though I've never seen a snake forty feet up a telephone pole-straight pine, I have seen black kingsnake about half that high on twisted slash, a smaller pine.’
- ‘The kingsnake may discharge musk from glands at the base of the tail and vibrate its tail when disturbed.’
- ‘Depending on the size of the meal, the kingsnake may not eat again for several days.’
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