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Garter snakes are carnivorous and prey upon insects, slugs, worms, lizards, amphibians, rodents and sometimes fish. Certain species of garter snake, such as the ribbon snake, are particularly fond of frogs. Common garter... More »

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 »

Garter snakes do bite people if provoked, but the bite is considered harmless, as they are non-venomous. The snakes have small teeth that can penetrate the skin and draw blood, but their mouths and teeth are usually too ... More »

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