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If this creature is a murderer, then so are we all. This snake has killed one British soldier; we have killed many. This is not murder, gentlemen. This is war. Plea by an American soldier for the life of a rattlesnake found near a dead British soldier, after the 1780 battle of the Blue Savanna

  1. Southern Copperhead Snake

    Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix

  2. Southern Copperhead Snake

    Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix

  3. Southern Copperhead

    Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix

  4. Florida Cottonmouth Snake

    Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti

  5. Florida Cottonmouth Snake

    Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti
    The Cottonmouth Snake is also called a Water Moccasin.

  6. Florida Cottonmouth

    Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti
    This is the typical pose of a Florida Cottonmouth while waiting for its next meal.

  7. Scarlet Snake

    Cemophora coccinea

  8. Brownchin Racer

    Coluber constrictor helvigularis

  9. Black Racer

    Coluber constrictor
    The skin of the immature Black Racer is mottled rather than the solid black of a mature Black Racer.

  10. Eastern Racer

    Coluber constrictor
    I found this Racer peeking through the leaves of a rose bush at our house.

  11. Black Racer

    Coluber constrictor

  12. Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

    Crotalus adamanteus

  13. Northern Ringneck Snake

    Diadophis punctatus edwardsii

  14. Southern Ringneck Snake

    Diadophis punctatus punctatus

  15. Eastern Indigo Snake

    Drymarchon couperi

  16. Eastern Mud Snake

    Farancia abacura abacura

  17. Eastern Hognose Snake

    Heterodon platirhinos

  18. Eastern Hognose Snake

    Heterodon platirhinos
    Hognose snakes dine exclusively on toads.

  19. Eastern Hognose Snake

    Heterodon platirhinos

  20. Eastern Hognose Snake

    Heterodon platirhinos

  21. Southern Hognose Snake

    Heterodon simus