Snake, Northern Copperhead

Snake, Northern Copperhead

Agkistrodon contortrix mokeson

Vital Statistics

Height:

2 - 3 feet long

Weight:

0.5 - 0.75 lbs

Diet:

Mice and rats

Conservation:

Status: Least Concern

Geographic Region

Florida panhandle north to Massachusetts and west to Nebraska

At The Zoo

Snake Den located between the Discover the Wild gift shop and Marco Polo's Adventure Trek.

Did You Know?

Copperheads are social snakes and may hibernate in a communal den with other copperheads or other species of snakes including timber rattlesnakes and black rat snakes.