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Common Snakes of Gainesville, FL: The most common snakes in Gainesville include rat snakes, garter snakes, and racers. In water, common water snakes. These are not dangerous. Venomous snakes of Gainesville are rare and may include rattlesnakes or copperhead/cottonmouth. For a full description of all snake species in Gainesville, with photos and identification of all poisonous species, visit www.gainesvillesnakes.com
Gainesville Florida Snake Situation: What do baby water moccasin snakes look like. I saw what I believe to be a corn snake on my front porch. I am aware that many snakes in my area (Gainesville, FL) are mistaken for water moccasins. When I looked it up on the internet, I have seen many pictures. One of which looked like the snake on my front porch. Can you please either send me a picture or a link to an accurate picture. Thank you for your time.
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Thank you so much. Those pictures really helped. Our neighbors a few houses down are telling everyone they found baby cotton mouths- that they look completely different as babies- they look like corn snakes. I'm now 99percent sure they were juvenile black racers, which is what I saw on my front porch. We saw a black racer all the time when we first moved here and we haven't seen it in months (named him Ricky Bobby). I was scared that without their presence, bad snakes were moving in. We live right on a pond. We have eagles and other birds of prey and other predators- so I'm pretty sure he/they got eaten. I thought the snake on my front porch was a corn snake, but it looked a little different. I chased it off into our flower bed. Then I was panicked when our neighbor gave a description of it as a baby cotton mouth. Then I got on-line to look for pictures. I found a ton of different snake pictures claiming to be cotton mouths. So thank you for accurate pictures. I will circulate these pictures as much as possible. I like how many pictures there are. Towards the end I was testing myself by trying to identify the snake before I read the name of it. What do you do with the black racers you catch? I might be interested in having a few released on my property, if possible. Thank you, again.
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