Alive on road
22ºC, 90% Humidity, 50% Tree cover, 80% Cloud cover
USA, TX, Lee Co.: Fedor
Single specimen was observed beneath a pile of trash.
Found next to a footpath. 80F.
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.