Single specimen was observed beneath a pile of trash.
Found next to a footpath. 80F.
Found on road. Was staying very still with head low to ground. Then attempted to move it off road and it slithered away. Still alive but dying, had recently been hit.
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.