1) Black Racer - 40% - the most common snake, it's extremely well-adapted and thrives in urban areas.
2) Corn Snake - 8% - a common snake, and often sighted due to its bright orange color.
3) Ringneck Snake - 8% - a common snake, especially inside homes, due to its small size.
4) Banded Water Snake - 7% - very common in areas with water, often mistaken for the Cottonmouth
5) Garter Snake - 6% - very common nationwide, but not quite as common here.
6) Yellow Rat Snake - 6% - I've caught quite a few inside homes, and see them around from time to time.
The other 25% of sightings are from a variety of different snakes, which I'm not going to bother to list. Of these, only four are
venomous: The Eastern Diamondback (I've only seen a few), the Cottonmouth (possibly the 7th most common snake, in a lot of waterways), the
Pygmy Rattler (apparently not too rare, but I never see them), and the Coral Snake (I've only seen three so far).
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