Tag Archives: Venomous snake

Stung by a Poisonous Snake?! Venom vs. Poison

This article was inspired by Kimberly, who is the wife of our resident SnakeBuddy, Gavin. When Gavin and I are out looking for critters, knee-deep in Cheat Grass, Sagebrush and desert sand, the title above is the text message Kimberly likes … 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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The Spider-Tailed Adder – Pseudocerastes urarachnoides

You all know that I love snakes, and if you’ve read more than one of my posts, you likely realize that venomous snakes are my passion. As much as I love snakes, however, there are some animals that completely creep … 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