Snake removal in Lexington Kentucky can be scary for a homeowner. There are 33 types of snakes in Lexington, KY. But one thing is for sure there is no place for a snake in the house, church or business. Humans and snakes don’t always see eye to eye.
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English: Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis (Eastern Garter Snake) in Spangler Park, Wooster, Ohio. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Snakes that find their way into structures are not there on accident! Typically if a snake is found in a residence it is there for a reason usually rodent in nature. Snake enter homes to search for food. You may not even know you have an issue with rodents due to the efficiency of snakes like the common Black rat snake( Black Snake) . These snakes enter the home and eliminate the rodent issue almost completely. The snake will actually let a few mice or rats to survive so that when they come back in a few months they will have a colony to feed from. They are smart snake.
cf Elaphe obsoleta, Black rat snake, Schwarze Erdnatter, Baltimore, USA (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Diamondback Water Snake Photographer: User:Dawson taken from en.wikipedia Nerodia_rhombifer2.jpg, licensed as cc-by-sa-2.5. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Below are the varieties of snakes both poisonous and non poisonous in Lexington, KY
Family Viperidae (Venomous)
Copperhead Snake, Western Cottonmouth , Timber Rattlesnake , Western Pigmy Rattlesnake
Family Colubridae (Non-venomous)
Black Rat Snake, Black Racer , Black Kingsnake , Prairie Kingsnake , Milk Snake , Corn Snake , Scarlet Kingsnake , Scarlet Snake , Eastern Hognose Snake , Northern Pine Snake , Eastern Garter Snake , Eastern Ribbon Snake, Western Ribbon Snake , Rough Green Snake ,
Osage Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix phaeogaster) The black snake in the background is a Black Rat Snake. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Northern Redbelly Snake , Worm Snake , Smooth Earth Snake , Kirtland’s Snake , Brown Snake , Ringneck Snake , Southeastern Crowned Snake , Northern Water Snake , Diamondback Water Snake , Copperbelly Water Snake , Queen Snake , Western Mud Snake , Broad-banded Water Snake , Mississippi Green Water Snake.