Alberta

Rubber Boa Charina bottae

Common NameRubber Boa
Scientific NameCharina bottae
FamilyBoas
Average Length83cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring4
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionCanada, Southwest, Midwest, Northwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Western Rattlesnake Crotalus viridis

Common NameWestern Rattlesnake
Scientific NameCrotalus viridis
FamilyPit Vipers
Average Length163cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring10
VenomExtremely Venomous
DistributionCanada, Southwest, Midwest, Northwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Wolfgang Wuster

Hog-nose Snake Heterodon nasicus

Common NameHog-nose Snake
Scientific NameHeterodon nasicus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length154cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring11
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionCanada, Southwest, Midwest, Northeast, Northwest, South
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Notes
Pretends to be dead if harassed. Photo by Randall Davis

Gopher Snake Pituophis catenifer

Common NameGopher Snake
Scientific NamePituophis catenifer
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length274cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring11
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionCanada, Southwest, Midwest, Northwest, Northeast, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Common NameWestern Terrestrial Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis elegans
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length109cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring9
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionCanada, Southwest, Midwest, Northwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Plains Garter Snake Thamnophis radix

Common NamePlains Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis radix
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length110cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring29
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionCanada, Midwest, Northeast, Northwest, Southwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Eric Vanderduys

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Common NameCommon Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis sirtalis
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length137cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring27
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionNorthwest, Canada, Southeast, Southwest, Midwest, Northeast, South
Photographer
Notes
Highly variable in color and pattern Photo by William Flaxington