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Can You Spot the Snakes in These 11 Photos?

See if you can spot the reptile in its natural habitat.

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A young copperhead snake is hard to see when coiled among leaf litter on the forest floor.Rusty Dodson/Shutterstock

Where’s the snake?

This copperhead is blending in with the leaves on the forest floor.

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Snake 1Rusty Dodson/Shutterstock

Answer:

Fun fact: Watch out for copperheads. They’re likely to bite, but their venom is rarely fatal for humans, according to Live Science. Can you spot these 10 camouflaged snakes?

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Close-up of a snake eye hidden in the desert sandIra Aschermair/Shutterstock

Where’s the snake?

This snake is peeping out of the sand. Can you spot its eye?

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Snake 2Ira Aschermair/Shutterstock

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Fun fact: You can find different types of snakes in all kinds of habitat, from deserts to ponds.

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Cute golden tree snake (Chrysopelea ornata) is slithering on green tree. Chrysopelea ornata is also known as golden tree snake, ornate flying snake, golden flying snake, found in Southeast Asia.Christopher PB/Shutterstock

Where’s the snake?

Can you spot the golden tree snake in this photo?

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Snake in treeChristopher PB/Shutterstock

Answer:

Fun fact: The golden tree snake is commonly found in South and Southeast Asia.

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Snake Hidden in Leavesvipuppy/Shutterstock

Where’s the snake?

Snakes are known as masters of camouflage. Can you find this one?

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Snakevipuppy/Shutterstock

Answer:

Fun fact: Snakes like to hide in piles and leaves, low shrubs, and ivy. Find out why there are so many snakes on the loose.

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sidewinder snake near Swakopmundhinterdemhorizont/Shutterstock

Where’s the snake?

The sidewinder, also known as the horned rattlesnake, was named for its distinctive motion.

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Snake in sandhinterdemhorizont/Shutterstock

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Fun fact: The Sidewinder is commonly found in the deserts of the southwestern United States and northwest Mexico.

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Mountain snake hidden in grass while watching for dangersEdvin Rushitaj/Shutterstock

Where’s the snake?

This snake is keeping an eye out for danger. Can you find it?

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Snake in grassEdvin Rushitaj/Shutterstock

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Fun fact: Snakes’ ears are internal, not external. Most people can’t find the snake in this photo. Can you?

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Hidden Garden SnakeColleen Eggers/Shutterstock

Where’s the snake?

Snakes blend in well with their surroundings. Can you spot this one?

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Snake in twigsColleen Eggers/Shutterstock

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Fun fact: Snakes smell with their tongues.

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Snake slithering on the ground hidden in mulchFurman Wesley/Shutterstock

Where’s the snake?

Many snakes, like the Northern rattlesnake, have distinctive markings, while others, like the garter snake, are solidly colored.

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Snake in wood chipsFurman Wesley/Shutterstock

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Fun fact: There are more than 3,000 different species of snakes.

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Snake Hidden In DirtRory Eye/Shutterstock

Where’s the snake?

Snakes are covered in scales and their skin is generally smooth.

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Snake in sandRory Eye/Shutterstock

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Fun fact: Snakes typically shed their skin a few times per year. Here are some snake pictures that are both scary and beautiful.

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The natural camouflage of a Pacific Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer ) makes it almost invisible, as it slithers through the woods in the hills of Monterey, California.David Litman/Shutterstock

Where’s the snake?

Can you find this Pacific Gopher snake, which is native to the west coast?

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Snake in sticksDavid Litman/Shutterstock

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Fun fact: Snakes are found on every continent, except Antartica.

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Snake in pondPierre Williot/Shutterstock

Where’s the snake?

This Northern Water Snake prefers to hunt in ponds. Can you spot it?

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Snake in pondPierre Williot/Shutterstock

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Fun fact: Some water snakes breathe through their skin. Next, can you spot the difference in these 10 photos?