Answers to the Cottonmouth Identification Test

Northern Watersnake

Northern Watersnake

Northern Watersnake

Queen Snake

Northern Watersnake

Eastern Cottonmouth

Eastern Hog-nosed Snake

Northern Watersnake

Northern Black Racer

Plain-bellied Watersnake

Eastern Ratsnake

Northern Watersnake

Eastern Garter Snake

Northern Watersnake

Eastern Cottonmouth



FROGS

Virginia is home to 28 species of frogs and toads.

SALAMANDERS

We have a large diversity of salamanders consisting of 56 different species and subspecies.

LIZARDS

Virginia is home to 9 native lizard species and two introduced species, the Mediterranean Gecko and the Italian Wall Lizard.

SNAKES

The Commonwealth is home to 34 species and subspecies of snake. Only 3 species are venomous.

TURTLES

Virginia has 25 species and subspecies of turtle. Five of these species are sea turtle.