The Northern Water snake - is a NON-venomous species... However - they do bear a striking resemblance to the Water Moccasin - which IS venomous.
it slithers in the water and gets some
No, if you see a snake in the water in Wisconsin, you've probably just seen the northern water snake - and it's not venomous.
Venomous species:Northern CopperheadsEastern CottonmouthTimber or Canebrake RattlesnakeHarmless species:Eastern Worm SnakeNorthern Scarlet SnakeNorthern Black RacerNorthern Ring-Necked SnakeSouthern Ring-Necked SnakeEastern MudsnakeCommon Rainbow SnakeEastern HognoseMole KingsnakeEastern KingsnakeEastern Black KingsnakeScarlet KingsnakeEastern MilksnakeRed-Bellied Water SnakeNorthern Water SnakeBrown Water SnakeSmooth Green SnakeEastern RatsnakeCornsnakeNorthern PinesnakeGlossy Crayfish SnakeQueen SnakeNorthern Brown SnakeNorthern Red-Bellied SnakeSoutheastern Crowned SnakeCommon RibbonsnakeEastern Garter SnakeRough EarthsnakeEastern Smooth EarthsnakeMountain EarthsnakeHere is a link with pics - http://fwie.fw.vt.edu/VHS/reptiles/snakes/snakes_of_virginia.htm
At least these snakes are confirmed to be present - Northern Copperhead Timber Rattlesnake Black Racer Northern Ringneck Snake Eastern Milk Snake Northern Water Snake Eastern Rat Snake source - paherp.org
Most of the population of GA is in Northern GA and the lake were built for power and water usage.
The only thing even close to eating a Northern Copper Belly Water Snake is the great egret. Not the Eagle, sometimes people mistake the Northern Copper Belly Water Snake for the eagle because they act the same but look just a little bit different.
Like all snakes, the northern water snake is a predator. Aside from that it is not a picky eat. It will eat fish, frogs, salamanders, small birds and mammals, crayfish, worms, and leeches.
No, what most may think is a water moccasin is according to the Michigan DNR a Northern Water Snake. While these snakes can be large and opposing they are in fact not venomous. Michigan's only venomous snake again from DNR is the Northern Rattler.
There are 22 different species of snakes native to the state including the;Black RatsnakeKirtlands Snake (Endangered Species)Eastern GartersnakeEastern King SnakeEastern Hognose SnakeEastern MilksnakeEastern Ribbon SnakeEastern Smooth EarthsnakeEastern Worm SnakeEastern Smooth GreensnakeNorthern Ringneck SnakeNorthern Water SnakeNorthern Red-bellied SnakeNorthern Black RacerNorthern Brown SnakeMountain Smooth EarthsnakeRough Green Snake (Endangered Species)Shorthead Garter Snake and the three that are Venemous. The:Northern CopperheadTimber Rattlesnake (Threatened Species Candidate) and theEastern Massauga Rattlesnake (Endangered Species}.
North Georgia sits on top of granite (i.e. Stone Mountain). No water in granite.
The description you give comes close to a Northern Water Snake. No snake with a green head has a white and brown body but at plain site this snake may look to have this description.
by water conservation and northern mountains.
Numerous water reptiles live in Australia. They include:Saltwater (Estuarine) crocodileFreshwater crocodileEastern water dragonsSea snake e.g. Northern mangrove sea snake, Olive sea snake, etcEastern water skinkMarine turtle - various species
Eastern Racer, Ringneck Snake, Brown Snake, Common Garter Snake, Smooth Green Snake, Timber Rattlesnake, Northern Water Snake, Milk Snake, Redbelly Snake, and Eastern Ribbon Snake to name a few. There are no poisonous snakes in Maine. The last sighting of a Timber Rattlesnake was 1901
There are several species of snakes: * Non-Venomous Snakes (Large Terrestrial) * ** Eastern Rat Snake ** *** Black Rat Snake *** Yellow Rat Snake ** Corn Snake ** *** Eastern Corn Snake ** Black Racer ** Eastern Coachwhip Snake ** Eastern King Snake ** Pine Snake * Non-Venomous Snakes (Medium Terrestrial) * ** Eastern Hognose Snake ** Eastern Garter Snake ** Eastern Ribbon Snake ** Peninsula Ribbon Snake ** Mole King Snake ** Eastern Milk Snake ** Rough Green Snake * Non-Venomous Snakes (Small Terrestrial) * ** Scarlet King Snake ** Scarlet Snake ** Southern Hognose Snake ** Ringneck Snake ** Eastern Worm Snake ** Brown Snakes ** *** Brown Snake *** Redbelly Snake ** Earth Snake ** Pine Woods Snake ** Southeastern Crowned Snake * Wetland Species * ** Water Snakes ** *** Northern Water Snake *** Southern Water Snake *** Plainbelly Water Snake *** Brown Water Snake *** Florida Green Water Snake *** Florida Green Water Snake ** Crayfish Snakes ** *** Queen Snake *** Glossy Crayfish Snake ** Carolina Swamp Snake ** Rainbow Snake ** Eastern Mud Snake * Venomous (Larger) * ** Moccasins ** *** Copperhead Snake *** Cottonmouth Snake ** Rattlesnakes ** *** Timber Rattlesnake *** Eastern Diamondback * Venomous (Smaller) * ** Pygmy Rattlesnakes ** *** Carolina Pygmy Rattlesnake *** Dusky Pygmy Rattlesnake ** Eastern Coral Snake
No - a water snake is a reptile.
I think you could kill a water snake with snake a way
You're probably thinking about the Eastern Hognose Snake(s) which are common in Maryland along with other dangerous snakes. However this one is not venomous.CommonBlack Rat Snake (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta)Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis)Eastern Hognose Snake (Heterodon platyrhinos)Eastern Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula getula)Eastern Milk Snake (Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum)Eastern Ribbon Snake (Thamnophis sauritus sauritus)Eastern Worm Snake (Carphophis amoenus amoenus)Northern Black Racer (Coluber constrictor constrictor)Northern Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi dekayi)Northern Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen)Northern Ringneck Snake (Diadophis punctatus edwardsi)Northern Water Snake (Nerodia sipedon sipedon)Rough Green Snake (Opheodrys aestivus)Smooth Green Snake (Opheodrys vernalis vernalis)Southern Ringneck Snake (Diadophis punctatus punctatus)UncommonCoastal Plain Milk Snake (Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides X triangulum)Corn Snake (Elaphe guttata guttata)Mole Kingsnake (Lampropeltis calligaster rhombomaculata)Northern Red Belly Snake (Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata)Queen Snake (Regina septemvittata)Smooth Earth Snake (Virginia valeriae valeriae)Southern Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix)Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus horridus)RareNorthern Scarlet Snake (cemophora coccinea copei)Redbelly Water Snake (Nerodia erythrogaster erythrogaster)EndangeredMountain Earth Snake (Virginia valeriae pulchra)Rainbow Snake (Farancia erytrogramma erytrogramma)HistoricalNorthern Pine Snake (Pituophis melanoleucus melanoleucus)If you are experiencing a problem with snakes or other "problem animals"and you don't know what to do, call the Nuisance Animal Hotline at 1-877-463-6497.
water moccasin is a poisonous snake frequently found in water
No a water snake is still considered a reptile.
There are twenty-seven species of snakes in Iowa. The Plains Garter Snake, Western Worm Snake, Western Hognose Snake, Timber Rattlesnake, Common Kingsnake, Smooth Green Snake, Ringneck Snake, Western Ribbon Snake, Redbelly Snake, Prairie Rattlesnake, Prairie Kingsnake, Painbelly Watersnake, Northern Water Snake, Massasauga Rattlesnake, Lined Snake, Fox Snake, Milk Snake, Smooth Earth Snake, Eastern Hognose Snake, Eastern Garter Snake, Diamondback Watersnake, Crayfish Snake, Copperhead, Brown Snake, Racer, Ratsnake, and Bullsnake.
Leave it alone. Water snakes are notorious for their nasty temperaments and shouldn't be taken from the wild for that reason and many more pretaining to the ecosystem and natural balance within it. If you do see a water snake, or any kind of animal in the wild then just leave it alone.
Water Moccasin by JZ