Western Coachwhip

Western Coachwhip


Also known as: Red Racer

Scientific name: Masticophis flagellum testaceus

Type: Reptitle

Family: Colubridae (Advanced Snakes)

Size: Up to 4 to 6 feet length

Weight: 6.5 to 24 ounces

Life Span: 13 years


Some of the Colors of the Western Coachwhip




Sunning Itself

Running

Raiding a Burrow

Joshua Tree National Park/NPS