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Snakes

A selection of the world's snake species. A few hints for studying: triangular shaped heads and slit pupils are often indicators of venomous snakes! The old saying "Red touch black, venom lack, red touch yellow, kill a fellow" holds true when differentiating between red/black/yellow snakes.
a data set by NatureLover
created April 12, 2017
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FAMILY TREE
ImageSpeciesScientific NameVenomous/Non-VenomousAverage Length in Feet
African Rock PythonPython sebaeNon-venomous14
Ball PythonPython regiusNon-venomous4
Black MambaDendroaspis polylepisVenomous8
Black RacerColuber constrictorNon-venomous3.5
Boa ConstrictorBoa constrictorNon-venomous13
BoomslangDispholidus typusVenomous4
Brown SnakeStoreria dekayiNon-venomous1
Brown Tree SnakeBoiga irregularisVenomous3.5
Burmese PythonPython bivittatusNon-venomous13
Common European ViperVipera berusVenomous2.5
Common Garter SnakeThamnophis sirtalisNon-venomous2
CopperheadAgkistrodon contortrixVenomous2.5
Corn SnakePantherophis guttatusNon-venomous4
CottonmouthAgkistrodon piscivorusVenomous3.5
Eastern Brown SnakePseudonaja textilisVenomous1.5
Eastern Coral SnakeMicrurus fulviusVenomous2
Eastern Diamondback RattlesnakeCrotalus adamanteusVenomous5
Eastern Green MambaDendroaspis angusticepsVenomous6
Eastern Hognose SnakeHeterodon platirhinosNon-venomous3.5
Eastern Indigo SnakeDrymarchon couperiNon-venomous6
Eastern KingsnakeLampropeltis getulaNon-venomous3.5
Gaboon ViperBitis gabonicaVenomous4
Grass SnakeNatrix natrixNon-venomous2.5
Green AnacondaEunectes murinusNon-venomous12
Green Tree PythonMorelia viridisNon-venomous5
Indian CobraNaja najaVenomous4
Inland TaipanOxyuranus microlepidotusVenomous6
King CobraOphiophagus hannahVenomous11
MassasaugaSistrurus catenatusVenomous2
Milk SnakeLampropeltis triangulumNon-venomous2.5
Northern Water SnakeNerodia sipedon sipedonNon-venomous2.5
Queen SnakeRegina septemvittataNon-venomous1.5
Reticulated PythonPython reticulatusNon-venomous15
Ribbon SnakeThamnophis sauritusNon-venomous2
Ring-necked SnakeDiadophis punctatusNon-venomous2
Rubber BoaCharina bottaeNon-venomous1.5
Scarlet KingsnakeLampropeltis triangulum elapsoidesNon-venomous1.5
Scarlet SnakeCemophora coccineaNon-venomous1.5
Smooth Green SnakeOpheodrys vernalisNon-venomous1.5
Tiger SnakeNotechis scutatusVenomous3
Timber RattlesnakeCrotalus horridusVenomous3.5
Western Diamondback RattlesnakeCrotalus atroxVenomous4
Western Hognose SnakeHeterodon nasicusNon-venomous1.5
Yellow-bellied Sea SnakeHydrophis platurusVenomous2.5
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