Water Snake

Family: Colubridae

Size: It measures approximately 1 to 1.4 meters.

Longevity: It can live from 10 to 12 years.

Habitat: It lives in marshes, ponds, the banks of rivers and lakes, and in beaver ponds.

Food: It feeds on earthworms, frogs, salamanders, fish, slugs, leeches and small mammals.

Did you know that the water snake is very aggressive and does not hesitate to bite as soon as it is caught. Its bite is painful, but not toxic.