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

New Mexico Herpatology Society

Sunning Itself


Raiding a Burrow

Joshua Tree National Park/NPS

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