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Snake Identification

Snake ID Series

Cottonmouths and Copperheads are very buoyant snakes that usually float while holding their heads high out of the water. They are known to intake air into their lungs to increase their bouncy while in the water. On the other hand, water snakes typically swim at or under the surface of the water, with their heads level with their bodies.While cottonmouths, copperheads and water snakes all swim in the same manner, there is this one important difference.  This is not a steadfast rule, however. Water snakes may float or swim at the surface of the water, and at times cottonmouths will swim underwater to capture fish. Also the cottonmouths’ cousins, the copperheads(Seen Below), often swim in a similar manner. However Venomous Snakes will almost always swim with their heads high out of the water.

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Here you see a rare sight. Southern Copperheads can and will swim if the situation presents itself.

“We at Eco Wildlife Solutions LLC recommend that anyone unable to identify any encountered snake 100% needs to avoid any contact with the snake.”

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Snake Removal call in Newnan, GA

We just competed a snake removal call in Newnan, GA . Unfortunately the snake had enough time to get gone before we arrived. This was the first call we have received directly from our new website. We are proud to have the opportunity to make a new connection with new customers.


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