The eastern garter snake has a variable color pattern but may be identified by a yellow or white stripe running down the middle of its dark back resembling the garters used to hold up socks. You can see how this baby copperhead is attracting a frog with it s bright greenish yellow tail.
Identifying garter snakes be fairly straightforward.
Garter snake baby snake identification nc. Learning about north carolina s wildlife resources. When they get older the green tail fades away. A baby copperhead snake tail has a yellow tip which later goes darker as the snake ages.
Bockhahn 2018 queen snake coachwhip eastern milksnake eastern pine snake mud snake rainbow snake. Fishing in north carolina. On its side the garter snake usually has a checkerboard pattern of dark squares and stripes.
They are all regionally based and all but three species have some type of connection with the southwest. Page 2 of 6 northern copperhead vs northern water snake vs eastern milk snake two of new jersey s snakes are often misidentified as copperheads. North carolina has a population of southeastern.
The state also has the black rat snake by far the longest snake in north carolina. Beautiful snakes animals beautiful pretty snakes all about snakes poisonous snakes colorful snakes pit viper snake art snake venom youtube enjoy the videos and music you love upload original content and share it all with friends family and the world on youtube. Here s some common garter snake pictures and identification tips to help.
Snakes of north carolina black rat snake eastern kingsnake scarlet snake black racer garter snake corn snake eastern hognose snake rough green snake mole kingsnake ribbon snake b. Boating in north carolina. Eleven species of black head snakes have been recorded to date in the united states.