Lowland Copperheads are a common snake found in Melbourne. Copperheads are particularly found in places that have a lot of water such as rivers, creeks, streams. Lowland Copperhead snakes love to eat frogs and small lizards and occassionally eat small mice. Lowland copperhead Snake Jan 28, 2018 · Today, we are going to be getting up close with a very tiny, yet very deadly snake! The baby copperhead! Its venom may not be as potent as that of a cottonmouth or rattlesnake, but this snake is ...

Snakes of Massachusetts Copperhead. Agkistrodon contortrix (24-36", up to 53") MA Status: "Endangered." Illegal to harass, kill, collect or possess. The copperhead is a venomous snake with a broad triangular head, vertically elliptical pupils and a heat sensitive pit between each eye and nostril. Agkistrodon contortrix is a species of venomous snake, a pit viper, endemic to Eastern North America; it is a member of the subfamily Crotalinae in the family Viperidae.The generic name is derived from the Greek words ancistro (hooked) and odon (tooth), and the specific name comes from the Latin contortus (twisted, intricate, complex); thus, the scientific name translates into "twisted hook ...