Ringneck Snake observed at Snake Road at Larue Pine Hills in Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois
Baby ringneck snake was found under cover of a rock. Found in a slightly grassy area near the woods.
Ring - neck snake found in Montgomery County, Maryland.
The ring-necked snake or ringneck snake, Diadophis punctatus, is a species of colubrid snake found throughout much of the United States, central Mexico, and southeastern Canada. Ring-necked snakes are secretive, nocturnal snakes, so are rarely seen during the day time. They are slightly venomous, but their nonaggressive nature and small, rear-facing fangs pose little threat to humans who wish to handle them. They are best known for their unique defense posture of curling up their tails,...