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 »

The Texas brown snake is a nonvenomous garden snake that is mostly seen in eastern Texas and in parts of Mexico. This checkered snake is often found in residential areas in gardens and lawns and among trash. The Texas br... More »

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 »

Garter snakes are slender to moderately built snakes that usually have three yellowish or greenish stripes running the length of their bodies. They average 23 to 30 inches long and have ridged scales. Their heads are wid... More »

While many different snake are black and yellow, the most commonly encountered black and yellow snakes are kingsnakes, garter snakes and ribbon snakes. Kingsnakes in the eastern United States display a black base color t... More »

Butler's garter snakes are a species common to the Great Lakes region, Ontario, Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio and Michigan. In terms of general characteristics, the black Butler's garter snakes are virtually identical to regular... More »

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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 »