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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 »

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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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Garter snakes can be found in nearly every environment in North America, with typical boundaries ranging from the sub-Arctic plains of Canada all the way to Central America. These snakes are most common around the moist,... More »

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Water snakes are scavengers and carnivores, eating prey such as amphibians, crayfish, other snakes, birds, small mammals, fish and large insects. These snakes search for prey during all hours of the day and once they cat... More »

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The diet of a baby rattlesnake includes small lizards and small rodents and is similar to that of an adult rattlesnake, only differing in the size of the prey. Like adult rattlesnakes, juveniles only eat live prey. More »

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The southern black racer will eat just about any prey that it can subdue including insects, rodents, frogs and lizards. Occasionally these large nonvenomous snakes will also eat birds and other snakes when they get the c... More »

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Blind snakes eat worms, insects and larvae. There are nearly 200 species of blind snake in existence today, and they are commonly found in the warmer parts of the world. More »

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