March 15, 2021

Georgia Garden Danger: Poisonous Snakes

Any of Georgia’s many venomous snakes could be slithering in the weeds as you’re clearing out your garden. Learning how to recognize dangerous snakes is essential […]
June 20, 2018

Eastern Coral Snake – Most Potent Venom in North America

“The eastern coral snake is throughout Georgia and has the most potent venom of any of North America’s snakes,” explains Weebly Snake Facts. Coral snakes are […]
June 8, 2018

The Largest Venomous Snake in North America – Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

 “The eastern diamondback rattlesnake is the largest venomous snake in North America,” reports National Geographic. Here is information about the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake. Description Crotalus adamanteus […]
May 25, 2018

Cottonmouth and Water Moccasin – Same Snake?

North America is the home for only one poisonous water snake, and that is the Agkistrodon piscivorus or what Southerners have long called the “cottonmouth moccasin.” […]
May 19, 2018

One of North America’s Most Dangerous Snakes — Canebrake or Timber Rattlesnake

The Timber rattlesnake (Latin name of Crotalus horridus) is also commonly known as canebrake rattlesnake or banded rattlesnake, is a species of venomous pip viper found in the […]
May 12, 2018

The Smallest Rattlesnake

Pigmy rattlesnakes tend to be smaller than most other rattlesnakes, as the name pigmy would suggest. Learn more about the Pigmy rattlesnake: Species / Names The […]
April 27, 2018

6 Venomous Snakes in Georgia

Simply hearing the word snake sends shivers up some folk’s spine. However, snakes are an important component of our ecosystem in Georgia because of their major […]