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Canada is home to four species of venomous snakes, including the Northern Pacific rattlesnake, Massasauga, Desert Nightsnake and Prairie rattlesnake. Snake venom is a toxin, not a poison, so there are no poisonous snakes... More »

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One type of fast-moving venomous snake is the Black Mamba. It is one of the deadliest snakes in Africa, and also one of the fastest moving snakes in the world. More »

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The majority of venomous snakes in the United States are pit vipers, varieties that all have elliptical pupils and wide, triangular heads as common features. Indigenous non-venomous snakes are commonly identified by roun... More »

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There are three different kinds of venomous snakes in Ohio: the eastern timber rattlesnake, the northern copperhead and the massasauga rattlesnake. Every year, people report sightings of the poisonous water moccasin, but... More »

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According to the Florida Museum of Natural History, there are only six species of venomous snakes in Florida. These species are the coral snake, three species of rattlesnakes (the Eastern diamondback rattlesnake, the tim... More »

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The 33 known species of rattlesnake are all native to North, Central or South America. They are one of the newest groups of species to evolve, as well as the most sophisticated. In addition to their potent venom and long... More »

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A rattlesnake's habitat depends largely on its species. This type of animal needs a large terrarium to accommodate its size. One side of the container must be warmer than the other to allow the snake to moderate its body... More »

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