This list needs pictures and descriptions for each snake listed to fit the goals of the Snake Project. According to a 2012 study, Georgia has 15.67 snakes per square mile, surpassing Arizona's 15.2 for the largest number in the country. This is a list of the known snakes of Georgia.
Georgia. Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix. Common NameCopperhead. Scientific NameAgkistrodon contortrix. FamilyPit Vipers. Average Length135cm. ReproductionLive. Number of Offspring7. VenomExtremely Venomous. DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South. Photographer. Notes. Photo by Wolfgang ...
Snakes of Georgia. Snakes are common across Georgia, even in urban and suburban areas. As development and population growth continue in Georgia, encounters between humans and snakes will increase. Georgia is fortunate to have among the highest biodiversity of snakes in the United States with 46 species.
Need to identify a snake? Well, you're at the right place! Of the 41 snake species native to Georgia, 35 of them are harmless. There are only 6 venomous snakes in the Southeastern United States. Use the links below to assist you in identifying Georgia's snakes. You can also look up your Georgia county to see which snakes ...
Non-Venomous Snakes of Georgia Pictures and Descriptions. All the animals in this gallary were caught, photographed, and released back into the wild by myself or friends. Click on Photos for detail description of the snake. Only click on photos with the asterisk (*) beside the name.
Family Colubridae (Non-venomous Snakes). Worm Snake (Carphophis amoenus ) · Scarlet Snake (Cemophora coccinea) · Black Racer (Coluber constrictor) · Ringneck Snake (Diadophis punctatus) · Eastern Indigo Snake (Drymarchon couperi) · Corn Snake (Elaphe [Pantherophis] guttata) · Rat Snake (Elaphe ...
With snakebites up an alarming 40 percent this spring in Georgia, here's how to identify venomous snakes (and not get bitten).
May 23, 2017 ... These stories felt like sensational journalism…a common scare tactic. So, I reached out to my friends at Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites who put me in touch with the Wildlife Resources Division, their sister agency in the Department of Natural Resources. Our hunch was right… Here's the real, honest ...
Mar 29, 2011 ... Snakes in Georgia can be identified by two types, poisonous and non-poisonous. Of the 41 species of snakes found in Georgia, only six are poisonous. Snakes' natural habitats are being destroyed, making it more likely that the general public will encounter a slithery friend (or foe). While any snake will bite ...