Very young next to the trail.
AOR adult on Hwy 118. Observed and imaged by Doug Beckwith.
Only about 8-12 inches long and found in basement of a building. Distinctly yellow tip on tail
Agkistrodon contortrix is a species of venomous snake endemic to North America, a member of the Crotalinae (pit viper) subfamily. The common name for the species is the copperhead. The behavior of Agkistrodon contortrix may lead to accidental encounters with humans. Five subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.