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ⓘ List of reptiles of Alabama. Alabama is home to 93 indigenous reptile species. Indigenous species include one type of crocodilian, 12 types of lizard, 49 types ..




                                     

ⓘ List of reptiles of Alabama

Alabama is home to 93 indigenous reptile species. Indigenous species include one type of crocodilian, 12 types of lizard, 49 types of snake, and 31 types of turtle. Three native species may be extinct in the state. These include the eastern indigo snake, southern hognose snake and the mimic glass lizard.

                                     

1. Snakes

Alabama is home to sixty-six known snake species and subspecies. There are eleven snake species and subspecies that are venomous to humans in the state. The remaining fifty-five species and subspecies are either not venomous or is mildly venomous. They include:

  • Copperhead snake
  • Mississippi ringneck snake
  • Eastern worm snake
  • Eastern indigo snake
  • Eastern mud snake
  • Western cottonmouth
  • Prairie kingsnake
  • Scarlet kingsnake
  • Southern ringneck snake
  • Northern ringneck snake
  • Northern black racer
  • Timber rattlesnake
  • Mole kingsnake
  • Northern scarlet snake
  • Southern hognose snake
  • Southern black racer
  • Midwestern worm snake
  • Eastern hognose snake
  • Florida cottonmouth
  • Eastern cottonmouth
  • Gray rat snake
  • Northern copperhead snake
  • Eastern diamondback rattlesnake
                                     
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