Western Cottonmouth

Western Cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma Check out the brochure:  Is it a COTTONMOUTH? for tips on identification and species that are often mistaken for them. Description:   COMING SOON Habitat: Taxonomy: Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Class Reptilia, Order, Squamata, Suborder Read More

Timber Rattlesnake

Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus Description:   Typical timber rattlesnakes measure anywhere from 36-58 inches (91-147 cm) in length with Klauber (1956) reporting the largest timber rattlesnake ever recorded to be 74 ? inches (189.23 cm) collected near New Orleans, LA in the Read More

Pygmy Rattlesnake

Pygmy Rattlesnake Sistrutus miliarius       Description: Habitat: Life History:   Range: Additional Notes: Behavior: Subspecies Occurring in Tennessee:


Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix Description: The copperhead is a thick, stout-bodied snake that is between 24” and 36” (61-90cm) long when mature. A record length is 52” (135cm.) Males are larger than females. Juvenile copperheads have a sulfur yellow tail. The body Read More