The diversity of snakes in your backyard: 8 common species

Copperhead Snake

Distinguishable by its head's copper hue. Found mostly in grassy fields and wooded places. poisonous to humans, but typically not lethal.

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

biggest poisonous snake found in North America. Its back is patterned with diamonds, making it easily identifiable.

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

Found in forests and scrublands, especially in the Southeast.

Timber Rattlesnake

Easily identifiable by its unique rattling sound. inhabits a variety of habitats, including as rocky hillsides and woodlands.

Timber Rattlesnake

Having a strong hemotoxic venom, it is venomous.

Cottonmouth Snake

another name for the water moccasin. Frequently found in areas with water, such as marshes and swamps. venomous and capable of causing harm with a bite.

Eastern Coral Snake

Its striking stripes of black, yellow, and red make it identifiable. It is solitary and can be found in woodland places. has strong neurotoxic venom.

Canebrake (Timber) Rattlesnake

subspecies of the rattlesnake, timber. located in the United States' Southeast. has venom that is hemotoxic.

Pygmy Rattlesnake

a little snake with a recognizable rattle found in a variety of environments, including as wetlands and pine forests. venomous, exhibiting mild to severe symptoms.

Coral Snake Mimic (Scarlet Kingsnake)

Snake that is not poisonous, although it looks like an Eastern Coral Snake.

Coral Snake Mimic (Scarlet Kingsnake)

displays a similar banding of red, yellow, and black. harmless to people, yet it provides protection through imitation.