Butler's garter snakes are a species common to the Great Lakes region, Ontario, Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio and Michigan. In terms of general characteristics, the black Butler's garter snakes are virtually identical to regular... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Garter snakes can release a bad-smelling secretion from a gland near the cloaca when attacked. They can bite but are more likely to hide their heads and flail their tails when disturbed. They may also try to escape into ... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

If snakes are living in an area, it is because they are finding food, shelter and water there, says Snake Removal. The easiest way to get rid of snakes is to make the area less attractive to them. Garter snakes like mois... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes
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While many different snake are black and yellow, the most commonly encountered black and yellow snakes are kingsnakes, garter snakes and ribbon snakes. Kingsnakes in the eastern United States display a black base color t... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

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