Snakes of Georgia and South Carolina

Introduction

Snakes are common across Georgia, even in urban and suburban areas. As development and population growth continue in Georgia, encounters between humans and snakes will increase. 

Georgia is fortunate to have among the highest biodiversity of snakes in the United States with 43 species. Snakes can be found from the mountains of northern Georgia to the barrier islands along the Atlantic Coast. The rich diversity of snake species makes Georgia ideal for observing and learning about snakes.

Click here to view "Snakes of Georgia and South Carolina," produced with The University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory. This brochure provides information about the biology of snakes, as well as information and photographs useful for identifying the snake species of Georgia and South Carolina.

Also available: DNR's "Venomous Snakes of Georgia" brochure. Download a PDF of the tri-fold publication.

 




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