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asked in category: General Last Updated: 19th April, 2020

Are there gopher snakes in Colorado?

Found throughout the Western Slope of Colorado , the Great Basin Gopher Snake inhabits a variety of areas from dry sandy spaces to pine woodlands.

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Similarly, you may ask, what kind of snakes Does Colorado have?

Colorado is home to two species of rattlesnakes: the western/ prairie rattlesnake and the massasauga .

Secondly, can snakes live at high altitudes? High altitudes tend to have lower humidity, and low humidity can adversely affect a snake over time. Some species have evolved to live in areas with very low humidity, but even these snakes often spend much of their time in holes and burrows where the humidity is higher .

Moreover, are there water moccasins in Colorado?

The cottonmouth, also called a water moccasin , is a poisonous (venomous) snake found in southeastern and south central North America. They leave one, two, or three puncture marks on the skin, but you won't always see any marks.

Are Colorado bull snakes poisonous?

When threatened, the Colorado Bull Snake will hiss loudly and vibrate its tail. It is commonly mistaken as a rattlesnake because of this. These snakes may bite, but they are not venomous .

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