Are there poisonous snakes in Ohio?
Yes, there are three species of poisonous snakes in Ohio. They are the Eastern timber rattlesnake, northern copperhead, and the massasauga rattlesnake.
There are no poisonous snakes, there are venomous or nonvenomous snakes. A poison must be ingested (eaten) to do its damage. A venom must be injected to kill. A person can safely eat a venomous snake and frequently do. The basic difference between the two is that venomous snakes have venom glands and fangs and nonvenomous snakes do not.
No, not all of snakes are poisonous. Most poisonous snakes in the United States can be identified by the following characteristics: Slit eyes. The only exception is the coral snake. Triangle-shaped head Depression between the eyes and the nostrils Actually, NOT all snakes are poisonous. About 15% of all snakes are venomous, but they are not classified as poisonous..
None, there are no poisonous snakes. There are venomous snakes but not poisonous. The difference is the poison is usually on the skin of an animal like a frog, and you touch the poison and then get hurt. Venom is emitted by fangs or spikes into your skin or a body part and injected into you. There are no poisonous snakes.