List of reptiles of Alabama

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Alabama is home to 93 indigenous reptile species. Indigenous species include one type of crocodilian, 12 types of lizard, 49 types of snake, and 31 types of turtle. Three native species may be extinct in the state. These include the eastern indigo snake, southern hognose snake and the mimic glass lizard.[1][2]

Snakes[change | change source]

Alabama is home to sixty-six known snake species and subspecies. There are eleven snake species and subspecies that are venomous to humans in the state. The remaining fifty-five species and subspecies are either not venomous or is mildly venomous. They include:

References[change | change source]

  1. Mount, H.; Robert (1975). The Reptiles and Amphibians of Alabama.
  2. "Reptiles in Alabama". web.archive.org. 2012-10-30. Retrieved 2020-09-18.