Show & Tell
This male Gray-banded kingsnake (Lampropeltis alterna) is called a Light Phase for it's brighly colored banding and ground zones. He was captured as a juvenile in 2004 by my brother. Like all Gray-bands, his colors have continued to saturate with age, but soon he will slowly develop a pale orange "blush" of color over most of the gray zones, common in aged members of this species. I currently have a 23-year-old male with such elderly colors.