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Snakes of Vermont

Vermont has 11 snake species with the majority being harmless and beneficial. Here is some information on a few of them.

Uncommon Snakes

timber rattlesnake

Timber Rattlesnake - State Endangered

Timber Rattlesnake Life History

Timber Rattlesnake Recovery Plan

Rattlesnake Research - Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department biologist captures a timber rattlesnake as part of ongoing research on snake fungal disease in Vermont.

Vermont’s Rattlesnake Response Program is a FREE service that aims to protect Vermont residents and Timber Rattlesnakes by safely moving nuisance rattlesnakes away from private and public property.

eastern ratsnakeEastern Ratsnake - State Threatened

Eastern Ratsnake Life History

 North American north american racerRacer - State Threatened

 Learn more about North American racer at the Animal Diversity Website

eastern ribbonsnakeEastern Ribbonsnake - Rare

Eastern Ribbonsnake Life History

Common Snakes

common garter snakeCommon Gartersnake

Common Gartersnake Life History


Milksnake Life History

northern watersnakeNorthern Watersnake

Learn more about northern watersnake at the Animal Diversity Website

red-bellied snakeRed-bellied Snake

Learn more about red-bellied snake at the Animal Diversity Website

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