Common Name Rubber Boa
 Scientific Name Charina bottae
 Total Body Length 83cm 
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 4
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution NW, SW
 Notes Found in the souther regions of British Columbia.  

 

 Common Name Racer
 Scientific Name Coluber constrictor
 Total Body Length 191cm
 Reproduction Eggs 
 Number of Offspring 14
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution NW, SW, MW, S, NE, SE, Canada
 Notes Found in the far south of British Columbia.  

 

 Common Name Sharp-tailed Snake
 Scientific Name Contia tenuis
 Total Body Length 48cm
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring 4
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution NW, SW
 Notes Found in the far south of British Columbia.

 

 Common Name Western Rattlesnake
 Scientific Name Crotalus viridis
 Maximum Body Length 163cm
 Reproduction Live 
 Number of Offspring 10
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution SW, S, MW, Canada
 Notes Found in the southern regions of British Columbia. 

 

 Common Name Gopher Snake
 Scientific Name Pituophis catenifer
 Total Body Length 274cm
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring 11
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution NW, SW, MW, S, NE, SE, Canada 
 Notes Found in the souther regions of British Columbia.

 

 Common Name Western Terrestrial Garter Snake
 Scientific Name Thamnophis elegans 
 Total Body Length 109cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 9
 Venom Mildly Venomous
 Distribution NW, SW, Canada
 Notes Found in the southern regions of British Columbia. 

 

 Common Name Northwestern Garter Snake
 Scientific Name Thamnophis ordinoides
 Total Body Length 97cm 
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 8
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution NW, Canada
 Notes Found in the southern regions of British Columbia.  

 

 Common Name Common Garter Snake
 Scientific Name Thamnophis sirtalis
 Total Body Length 137cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 27
 Venom Mildly Venomous 
 Distribution NW, SW, MW, S, NE, SE, Canada 
 Notes Found in the southern regions of British Columbia. 

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