Okay, so I decided to watch funny videos on my phone when I couldn't fall asleep last night. As I was laying there watching humorous YouTube videos, I ended up watching videos of idiots interacting with venomous snakes.

So here are the top 6 deadliest snakes in Alabama...


Venomous Copperhead Snake ( Agkistrodon contortrix)
Mark Kostich

Brownish-gray in color with an hourglass-shaped pattern on their backs, which resembles a Hershey’s Kiss.

Coral Snakes


Distinguished by a body with red, yellow, and black rings. The head of this species is rather indistinct from the neck, and the snout is blunt compared to most other snakes.

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Water Moccasin (Cottonmouth)


Giant snakes can grow to be between three and four feet in length. Their body is an olive-brown color and often has a dark-banded pattern, though their coloration can be highly variable. Cottonmouth snakes have large, triangular-shaped heads and dark bands running down the length of their face.

Pygmy Rattlesnake


A small snake, with a maximum length of 30 inches. Distributed throughout the state, it is seldom encountered except during late summer. The small rattle can scarcely be heard more than 3 feet away.

Timber Rattlesnakes

Snake-Timber rattlesnake

A large, heavy pit viper. Varies in coloration. They are gray, sometimes with a pinkish hue, and have a stripe down their back.

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake


An extremely large, heavy-bodied snake, capable of attaining a length of about 8 feet. The burrow of the tail is short and stout with a rattle or button at the end. 

I am repeating the rhyme in my head right now, you know the one.

Yellow And Red - Soon You'll Be Dead

Red And Black - Friend of Jack

This way maybe, just maybe, I can remember which colors can hurt me. Of course, when I see one slithering towards me my mind goes blank!

10 Most Dangerous Animals in Alabama

The state of Alabama is known for many things, such as college football and southern hospitality, but it is also home to some not-so-friendly critters. This is a list of some of the most dangerous animals in random order.



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