Though there is no "garden" snake with that official common name, those snakes most commonly found in gardens are not venomous. Though they can and do bite, there is nothing toxic about it. More »

Garden snakes, also known as garter snakes, are thin with long stripes down the spine and along the side, growing anywhere between two to four feet in length. The color varies. Usually garter snakes have dark, earth-tone... More »

Chicken snakes can be dangerous; however, they are not venomous and will only attack by biting or striking a person if they feel threatened. The term "chicken snake" is a nickname for the species, which is known as the "... More »

Snakes are known simply as "males" or "females," with no name distinction between them based on gender. Young snakes, however, do have separate designations of "snakelet" for a baby, "neonate" for a newly-born offspring ... More »

A basilisk is a mythical creature said be the king of the snakes. It has the reputation of being the most poisonous creature on earth. Just looking at the basilisk snake brings about death, according to the legend. More »

Garden snakes, also known as garter snakes, are thin with long stripes down the spine and along the side, growing anywhere between two to four feet in length. The color varies. Usually garter snakes have dark, earth-tone... More »

All species of snakes are carnivores, or meat eaters. Most snakes eat rats and birds, but some of the larger species can eat deer and other larger animals. Small snakes eat invertebrates, such as insects. More »