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Non-Venomous Snakes of Georgia Pictures and Descriptions

All the animals in this gallary were caught, photographed, and released back into the wild by myself or friends. Click on Photos for detail description of the snake. Only click on photos with the asterisk (*) beside the name.

Found In Murray County, Ga

Northern Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi)

Found in Bartow County, Ga

Smooth Earth Snake (Virginia valeriae)

Found in Murray County, GA

Worm Snake (Carphophis amoenus)

Found in Nassau County, Fl

Florida Water Snake (Nerodia fasciata pictiventris)*

Found in Bartow County, Ga

Queen Snake (Regia septemuvittata)

Found in Ware County, Ga

Grey Rat Snake (Elaphe obsolete spiloides)*

Found in Troup County, Ga

Eastern Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getulus getulus)*

Found in Murray County, GA

Eastern Milk Snake (Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum)*

Photo by John C. Zegel; Found in Gwinnett County, Ga

Eastern Hognose Snake (Hetrodon platirhinos)*

Found in Ware County, Ga

Eastern Ribbon Snake (Thamnophis sauritus)*

Found in South Carolina; county unknown

Mole Kingsnake (Lampropeltis calligaster rhombomaculata)

Found in Camden County, Ga

Yellow Rat Snake (Elaphe obsoleta quadrivittata)

Found in Murray County, GA

Northern Ringneck Snake (Diadophis punctatus edwardsi)*

Found in Murray County, Ga

Worm Snake (Carphophis amoenus)

Found in Cobb County, GA

Black Rat Snake (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta)*

Found in Cobb County, GA

Midland Water Snake (Nerodia sipedon pleuralis)*

Photo by Mitchell Mimier; Found in Menifee City, KY

Rough Green Snake (Opheodrys aestivus)

Found in Murray County, GA

Northern Black Racer (Coluber constrictor constrictor)*

Found in Ware County, GA

Southern  Black Racer (Coluber constrictor priapus)*

Photo by Jeremy Southern; Found in Murray County, Ga

Black Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getulus nigra)*

Found in Ware County, Ga

Corn Snake (Elaphe guttata guttata)*

Photo by Mitchell Mimier; Found in Liberty County, Fl

Eastern Mud Snake (Farancia abacura abacura)

Found in Twiggs County, GA

Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis)*


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Live and Let Live

All photos are taken by myself unless noted otherwise. All photos are Copyright 2005-2006. If you would like to use any of my photos just email me and I will be happy to let anyone use them.


Need Help Identifing a Snake In your area? First though look through the photos of the snakes and if still have questions email me at and I will take a look at it. And most likely be able to get you a correct anwser. Also please do not send me pictures of snakes that have been choped up into pieces. This really distresses me and I have gotten several emails where there were people who showed me pictures of snakes that they killed and all have turned out to be non-venomous.


Never Pick Up, Handle, or Try To Kill Any Venomous Snakes! Most Bites Occur That Way! Never Pick Up A Snake That You Are Uncertain About!


Disclaimer!!! Please do not do anything you see me do on this website. Some of these animals are very dangerous and I understand the risk of working with them. The bite from some of these animals can easily kill me or do extreme harm. If you do want to get into venomous herpeculture please do as much research as possible about them before considering working with them. Also I would suggest getting proper training from professional before working with them too. I do not accept any responsibility for anyone elses actions.