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Garter Snakes

Small to medium sized snake (1.5-4 feet long)

Three yellow stripes running vertically down a dark colored body

Prefer protected areas such as woods and marshes, but are also very common in grassy areas and around water

Very common in suburban areas as long as there is cover for them

Common throughout the southeast and most of the US

Peace of mind

May bite if handled (non-venomous)

Keep food sources away from the home

Limit items that can be used as cover around the home

Preventative treatment with a product that snakes find repellent