Some of the varieties of snakes you may find in Perrot are:
Gopher Snake-also known as the bull snake-one of the loudest hissing snakes-protected.
Western Lizard Glass Snake-their tails can shatter and break off-endangered.
Queen Snake-rare, feel lucky if you get to see one.
Milksnake-their babies are scarlet red and white.
Eastern hognose Snake-flares it's neck looking cobra-like. Often flips over to play dead.
Bulter's Gartersnake-around wetlands-threatened
Easter Racer-one of the fastest, climbs trees to escape-protected.
These photos are courtesy of the Ranger Chris on her hike through the park this spring.
|Racer escaping up a Tree.|
Join the Nature Program at Perrot State Park this Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 7:00-8:30pm for "SNAKES ALIVE" special presentation including live snakes and reptiles at the Nature Center. It's a FREE program provided by the Friends of Perrot, remember a park sticker is required to enter the park. Hope you can make it.