They are found in moist grassy areas.
They are the only snakes in eastern North America that are entirely bright green on their upper surface.
The belly is white to pale yellow.
They are 30-66 cm long.
The newly hatched babies are 8-16 cm long.
They are harmless, non-venomous snakes.
They eat mainly insects.
Their numbers are declining due to habitat destruction and pesticide use.
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Photo Credit: Zoo Ecomuseum