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 »

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 »

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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