Apr 19, 2024, 10:18 PM IST

6 snakes that are not poisonous

Prashant Tamta

Non-poisonous snakes do not contain any venom, hence they do not harm humans.

Although they have teeth similar to poisonous snakes.

Any bite from a non-poisonous snake usually doesn't cause any harm. But it needs care to avoid infection.

Common watersnake: It is non-venomous and harmless to humans. The species is native to North America.

Indian rock python: It is mostly found in South Asia. It is non-poisonous, but its size and strength suffocate its prey.

Burmese python: It is one of the largest species of snake. It is native to a large area of Southeast Asia.

Common Wolf Snake: Even if it bites humans, the impact is usually not harmful. But its bite may result in pain and swelling.

Red Sand Boa: It is also known as 'two-headed snake' as it has a very thick tail.

Eastern ratsnake: They are large non-venomous snakes between 3 and 7 feet.