(Very Long and slender) 5 1/2 feet in length
Yellowish-green mid-body with white stripes between the neck and mid-body.
Large eyes with circular pupils.
Produces up to 13 eggs in the summer
BITES WHEN HANDLED!
Forages in the morning.
Very fast and alert.
Ground-dweller and excellent tree-climber.
It occasionally sleeps in trees on warm, humid nights.
When hunting, it will elevate its head off the ground to scan the surrounding area.
Most of Arizonas habitats south of the Mogollon Rim in south-central and south-east Arizona.
Rocky canyons, riparian areas, foothills and mountains with dense vegetation.
Hibernates in winter
Lizards, snakes, bats, mice, rats, small mammals, birds, and amphibians.
The Sonoran Whipsnake is so fast, it often swallows its prey alive.