Universities with a wildlife and ecology or herpetology department, museums, zoos and state and local wildlife agencies often accept pictures of snakes for identification. Many of these institutions also offer online too... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

A comprehensive collection of North American snake pictures is available at the website of the University of Pittsburgh. This collection includes images of boas, pythons, cobras and vipers, among others. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles

As of September 2015, websites for National Geographic, Smithsonian magazine, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and the University of Kentucky present photographs of snakes. National Geographic has a snake galle... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes
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