Copperhead Identification Test

I’m often called upon to determine whether a snake is venomous or not. Many times, the question is “Is this a copperhead?”

To help you brush up on your herpetological skills, I thought this copperhead identification test might be interesting.

I’ll tell you up front that there are 4 copperheads among the 25 test choices.

There are slight differences between Northern Copperhead and Southern Copperhead snakes but the body markings you’ll see are typical of both species.

I found value in seeing good photos of non-copperhead snakes you might also see.

How well did you score?

Copperhead Identification Test


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