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Copperhead Snakes

Large snake (2-4 feet long with a heavy body)

Head is distinctly triangular shaped

Tan to brown with hour glass shaped darker bands running across the body

Juvenile copperheads have a distinct yellow tail tip

Found in semi-protected areas such as woods and swamps, may be found in suburban areas

Found throughout central and eastern US, excluding some southern portions of Georgia and all of Florida

Venomous snake

May bite if the snake is bothered

Keep food sources away from the home

Use caution when outdoors at night in the summer

Preventative treatment with a product that snakes find repellent