Category Archives: coral snake

The Buddies Behind SnakeBuddies…. Who are they anyway?!?

We are fast approaching 5 years since the inception of SnakeBuddies. We have come a long way, since having the vision of creating a site to highlight our passion for snakes and other reptiles, while educating others about these amazing … Continue reading

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Is this Snake Venomous? What to Look for when Dealing with Snakes.

Despite the inherent fear that many people face, when a snake crosses their path, wildlife respecting people will often ask themselves, “How do I know if this snake is dangerous or harmless?” As snake conservationists, we appreciate and respect the people … Continue reading

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Posted in coral snake, great basin rattlesnake, Ground Snake, harmless snakes, King Snake, Milk Snake, non-venomous, rattlesnake, Shovel-nose Snake, Snake Identification, Snake Quiz, Snakes, venomous | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 93 Comments

Beautiful Snakes by the Dozen!

Slimy, ugly, disgusting, gross, evil, creepy and scary are among the first adjectives used by most, to describe snakes. My experience, is that many people feel that “ugly” creatures do not deserve our attention or conservation efforts. We smash spiders … Continue reading

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Snakes 101 – An introduction to the Mighty Serpent.

The air was crisp yet refreshing, as I made my way through the tall grass and wild growing Black-eyed Susans and Daisies on my way to the large pond on our property in the Arkansas Ozarks. With my faithful fishing … Continue reading

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Red and Yellow Kills a Fellow? Your Identification Guide to Tri-color snakes.

Only 4 families of venomous snakes exist in the United States. These are the rattlesnakes, Copperheads, Water Moccasins (Cotton Mouths), and the Coral snakes. For the purpose of this article, we will concentrate on Coral Snakes and some of their … Continue reading

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Posted in Beautiful snakes, coral snake, Grey-banded Kingsnake, Ground Snake, harmless snakes, King Snake, Milk Snake, Mountian King Snake, non-venomous, Reptiles, Scarlet Kingsnake, Shovel-nose Snake, Snakes, venomous | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 72 Comments