English: Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) & Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix) snugglin up together at the Austin Zoo.. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
In Austin Texas snakes are found just about everywhere. From the farm Lands of Austin Texas to the city streets in Austin Texas, snakes can be found. Just because you live in the suburbs doesn’t mean you won’t run into a snake in the yard or even in your garage.
In the Austin Texas suburbs most snake bites occur when working in the landscaping or the pruning of ground cover shrubs and bush. It is always good to wear gloves and pay attention to the area your are working in. Most snakes will try their best to avoid you if you give them the chance.
Copperhead snakes love to feed off of insects and reptiles such as frogs and lizards that are found in the yards in Austin Texas suburbia.
Copperhead closeup (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The Copperhead snake loves moist areas that are sheltered from the sun and they will set up an ambush for their prey. This is when human contact can happen. Copperhead snake can blend into their surrounding using the camouflage of the skin color to hide their presence.
Rattlesnake can be found in the Austin Texas and in the city as well as the farm land. The Rattlesnake can deliver a devastating bite and should be avoided at all costs. The Rattlesnake will use its rattle located on its tail to warn those that come to close. Call your local Wildlife agent to remove the snake and inspect your property for reasons that the
snake was there to begin with.
English: A B\black rat snake (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta). The keeled scales, white chin and lighter ventral scales are keys to identifying it. Notice the opaque (blue) eyes which mean the snake is in “molt” and will shed its skin in a week or so. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The Rat Snake or Black Snake are typically the most frequent calls a Austin Texas wildlife control expert receives. The rat snake can enter a home and live in the attic, basement or crawlspace for extended periods of time due to the fact that they do not need the sun digest their food. Rat snakes are usually are non aggressive unlike the black racer which can be very aggressive .
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