Reptiles – American Copperhead
Thursday, October 6th, 2022
The American copperhead is a species of venomous pit viper snake that is endemic to eastern North America. Copperheads get their name. unsurprisingly, from their bronze-hued heads. These large snakes, found throughout the southern and eastern United States, have bodies that range from tan to copper to gray, with characteristic hourglass-shaped stripes. The reptiles grow to lengths between two and three feet, although there are records of individuals longer than four feet.