Top Ten Non-Venomous Snakes

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Many snakes rely on their venom to hunt/self-defense, but these snakes don't. Since they have no venom, they use other ways to hunt/self-defense (ex: mimicry, wrapping the victim, etc)

The Top Ten

1 Kingsnake Kingsnake

Kingsnakes (Lampropeltis) are non-venomous snakes from the family Colubridae. One of the species, scarlet kingsnake, mimics a very venomous coral snake to defend itself from predators - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

2 Boa Boa

Boas are non-venomous snakes from the family Boidae. They're found in America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and some Pacific islands - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

3 Python Python

Pythons are large, non-venomous snakes from the family Pythonidae. They're found in Africa, Asia, and Australia. They may be non-venomous, but they're still very dangerous. They wrap around and crush their victims' bones with their strong body - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

4 Pine Snake

Pine snake (Pituophis melanoleucus) is a non-venomous snake from the family Colubridae. It's endemic to southeastern of the United States - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

5 Gopher Snake Gopher Snake

Gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer) is a species of the non-venomous snake from the family Colubridae. It's endemic to North America. It's often mistaken for the prairie rattlesnake. It can be distinguished from the prairie rattlesnake by the lack of black and white banding on its tail and different-shaped head - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

6 Indigo Snake

Indigo snakes (Drymarchon) are non-venomous snakes from the family Colubridae. They're endemic to southeastern United States, Central America, and South America - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

7 Ratsnake Ratsnake

Ratsnakes are non-venomous snakes from the family Colubridae. They're found in Northern Hemisphere. One of the species, corn snake, is a popular reptile pet. The four-lined snake is the largest species - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

8 Vine Snake Vine Snake

The term "vine snake" refers to 4 genus of the Colubridae family: Ahaetulla (Japanese vine snakes), Chironius (blunt-headed vine snakes), Oxybelis (neotropical vine snakes), and Imantodes (same as Oxybelis) - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

9 Northern Water Snake

Northern water snake (Nerodia sipedon) is a species of common, large, non-venomous snake from the family Colubridae. It's native to North America - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

10 Rough Green Snake

Rough green snake (Opheodrys aestivus) is a species of non-venomous snake fron the family Colubridae. It's found in North America - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

The Contenders

11 Corn Snake
12 Ball Python
13 Anaconda Anaconda Anacondas are group of large snakes of the genus Eunectes. They are large snakes found in tropical South America.
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