All posts in "Viperidae"

Northern Water Snake vs Copperhead

By Snaketracks / June 22, 2020

Northern Water Snake vs Copperhead Northern Water Snake and Copperhead snakes have some similarities, but are ultimately completely different. One is venomous while the other isn’t. Northern Water Snakes (Nerodia sepidon – nero meaning “flowing” or “liquid” and dia meaning “through”) are non venomous swimming serpents and one of the most common snakes in the […]


North Carolina Snakes

By Snaketracks / May 22, 2020

North Carolina venomous Snakes North Carolina snakes are known for being venomous. There are 6 species of venomous snakes that live in North Carolina. The Copperhead, Cottonmouth, Timber rattlesnake, Pigmy rattlesnake, Eastern diamondback rattlesnake, and Eastern coral snake. They belong to the family Viperidae except for the Eastern coral snake that belongs to the family […]