Description: The southeastern crowned snake is a small, shiny brown snake characterized by a light band at the rear of the black head. The belly is either white or yellowish.
Feeding/Diet: They feed primarily on centipedes but may also eat some insects.
Habitat/Range: Crowned snakes are most common in sandy woodlands, flatwoods, and sandhills. They are active at night and spend the day underneath rocks and within rotting logs.
Reproduction: They typically lay 1–3 eggs during the summer.
Miscellaneous: The crowned snake has tiny fangs in the back of the mouth and injects venom into its prey. They are harmless to humans.