Palm Tree
Palm Tree

The Most Popular Snake Species in the US

Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis): Recognized by slender bodies and distinctive stripes, Eastern Garter Snakes are common in the US, often found in gardens and woodlands for their vibrant colors.

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus): As North America's largest venomous snake, the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake is known for diamond-shaped markings and a rattling sound, commanding attention despite its venomous nature.

Black Rat Snake (Pantherophis obsoletus): Large constrictors with dark scales, Black Rat Snakes are valued for controlling rodent populations in wooded areas.

Corn Snake (Pantherophis guttatus): Popular among enthusiasts for vibrant colors, Corn Snakes are docile and often kept as pets.

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox): Resembling the Eastern species, the Western Diamondback Rattlesnake is a revered venomous snake in the southwestern US.

Northern Water Snake (Nerodia sipedon): Mistakenly identified as venomous, Northern Water Snakes inhabit aquatic environments, sparking interest near water bodies.

Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix): With copper-colored heads and hourglass patterns, Copperheads are venomous snakes respected for rodent control.

 Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer): Large, non-venomous constrictors, Gopher Snakes are appreciated for their mimicry and role in controlling rodents in local ecosystems.