Photos of south florida snakes
Cottonmouth This central Florida Snake photo gallery contains pictures of snakes caught in the Orlando FL region. The most common snakes in central Florida are the Black Racer, the Corn Snake, the Yellow Rat Snake, the Garter Snake, the Milk Snake, the Florida Ringneck Snake, and the Banded Water Snake.Florida is home to six kinds of venomous snakes. There are two types of venomous snakes in Florida. The Crotalidae, or pit vipers, and the Elapidae. Included in the family of pit vipers are the Diamondback Rattlesnake, Canebrake Rattlesnake, Pigmy Rattlesnake, Cottonmouth (or Water Moccasin), and the Copperhead. photos of south florida snakes
PHOTO GALLERY: Click on any photo for a larger image. This 5. 5' Boa was found on a lawn. The beautiful Corn Snake. A deadly Cottonmouth (Water Moccasin). The Cottonmouth again, dangerously close. This snake hook helps handle the snake. A very large Garter Snake. One of the largest you'll ever see. This is actually a legless Glass Lizard.
Identification: South of Lake Okeechobee, body of adults may be bluish, greenish, or gray. In the Apalachicola River Basin, the chin and throat of adults may be tan. Juveniles are often mistaken for the venomous Pygmy Rattlesnake but are much thinner and have smooth scales and round eye pupils. This snake lays eggs. Florida Snakes Visual Identification. Crossbands are bands of color extending across the back and down the sides, but do not cross the belly. The belly frequently is a lighter contrasting color. Rings are bands of color that extend across the back, down the sides and across the belly tophotos of south florida snakes We live in Coconut Creek Fl. way south Florida, yesterday was suprised to see a really bright yellow and green, about three feet long snake, could it be a yellow rat snake? I haven't let my boxer out since, looking at your pictures was helpful but this snake seemed a much brighter yellow, or maybe it was just me that was yellow