Vermont has 11 snake species with the majority being harmless and beneficial. Here is some information on a few of them.


timber rattlesnake

Timber Rattlesnake - State Endangered

Timber Rattlesnake Life History

Timber Rattlesnake Recovery Plan

Fungal Disease Impact on VT Timber Rattlesnakes

Rattlesnake Research - Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department biologist Doug Blodgett captures a timber rattlesnake as part of ongoing research on snake fungal disease in Vermont.

eastern ratsnakeEastern Ratsnake - State Threatened

Eastern Ratsnake Life History


 North American north american racerRacer - State Threatened

Learn more about North American racer at the Animal Diversity Website

eastern ribbonsnakeEastern Ribbonsnake - Rare

Eastern Ribbonsnake Life History



common garter snakeCommon Gartersnake

Common Gartersnake Life History


Milksnake Life History

northern watersnakeNorthern Watersnake

Learn more about northern watersnake at the Animal Diversity Website

red-bellied snakeRed-bellied Snake

Learn more about red-bellied snake at the Animal Diversity Website

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