This was in my back yard...does anybody know what kind of snake it is?

What kind of snake is this?

This thing was coiled up by my hose in the backyard. Scared me to death! What is it!

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Scott says ... on Sunday, Jun 19 at 12:13 PM

Looks like a California King Snake.

Dan says ... on Sunday, Jun 19 at 12:30 PM

King Snake

jennhansen says ... on Sunday, Jun 19 at 5:22 PM

And they just cruise around Roseburg? Are they poisonous?

CK says ... on Monday, Jun 20 at 2:49 PM

No, king snakes are not poisonous. They help control rodents and eat other snakes too.

Ro says ... on Wednesday, Jun 22 at 6:36 PM

We found two in our yard also... I am not sure what is bringing them out.

Leslie W says ... on Monday, Jun 27 at 10:40 AM

Yes, it is a King Snake and very desirable to have around.

tms says ... on Thursday, Jun 30 at 8:48 AM

Specifically, they will eat rattlesnakes.

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