Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

Screen Shot 2019 05 13 at 9.10.19 AMAs East Texans engage in outdoor recreation during the warm, early summer months, there is a distinct possibility they will encounter one of the state’s 76 species of snakes. The good news is, the vast majority of our serpentine neighbors are non venomous and completely harmless. SFA’s Dr. Christopher Schalk, assistant professor of forest wildlife management, shares information regarding common non-venomous and venomous snakes, as well as insight on how to live alongside them.


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