While most people don’t think “snakes” when they think “Colorado wildlife,” the Centennial State has it’s fair share of serpentes. Remember, a lot of Colorado has a dry, desert climate – an ecosystem where many snakes are known to thrive. Here are a few of the snakes you’ll find around the state. Note: Many species of snakes have many subspecies and related species, often found in similar regions. In these instances, we tried to find an image of a certain snake most similar to the variety you’re most likely to encounter in Colorado.

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Great article, but the link mentioned at the end doesn't work (ColoradoHerping.com).


Very Helpful and Deep update, about the Colorado Snakes.

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