Eastern diamondback rattlesnakeCrotalus adamanteus Description: Dark brown or black, outlined by a row of cream or yellowish scales. Ground color is olive to brown. Characteristics: The largest venomous snake in the United States. Large snakes can have fangs that measure 2.5 centimeters (1 inch) in a straight line. This species has a sullen disposition, ready…
Also known as water moccasin, swamp moccasin or black moccasin. Cottonmouth snake colors are highly variable. Adults are uniformly olive brown or black with a distinctive white or yellowish-white mouth (which they display when threatened). The young and subadults are strongly crossbanded with dark brown, sometimes even copper colored.
The Coral Snake is colorfully marked with rings that are bright blacks, reds, and yellows in color.
The Bushmaster body color is pale brown or pinkish, with a series of large bold dark brown or black blotches extending along the body.
Copperhead snakes, also known as death adder, highland moccasin, red snake, and oak snake, have a chestnut color that dominates overall, with darker crossbands of rich browns that grow darker towards the edges and become narrower on top and widen at the bottom.
Regarding snakes, you should know their habits, how to identify the dangerous kinds, precautions to take to prevent snakebite, and what actions to take in case of snakebite.
If you are familiar with the various types of snakes and their habitats, the chance of a snakebite in a survival situation is rather small. However, it could happen, and you should know how to treat a snakebite if you plan on spending time in their domain.