Smooth Snake Animal Pictures

Coronella austriaca

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smooth snake on autumn forest ground ( Coronella austriaca )

smooth snake on autumn forest ground ( Coronella austriaca )
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As their name indicates, smooth snakes have smooth skin.

A smooth snake raising its head slightly

A smooth snake raising its head slightly
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Smooth snakes have short, stout bodies measuring up to 3 feet long.

A smooth snake with its mouth open

A smooth snake with its mouth open
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Smooth snakes are not venomous, but they have been known to bite.

A smooth snake with its head raised flicking its tongue

The smooth snake locates prey through its excellent sense of smell.

A veterinarian helping a smooth snake shed its skin

Smooth snakes, like this one that is shedding with some help from a veterinarian, have dark stripes extending from the nostrils to the neck.