SHORELINE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT LLC
Professional Snake Removal and Consultation in Connecticut
Snakes are probably my favorite animal to handle. With 14 species in Connecticut, only two are
Chances are, the snake you see is one of the harmless ones common to our area. The black rat snake, (a
real Gentle snake) ring neck snakes, common garters, black racers and water snakes.
Usually, a snake outside your home is best left alone. Wrapped up in a shrub, it may be hunting or laying
in a driveway, sunning itself.
Don't ever kill a snake. They are extremely beneficial to the environment and some species are threatened
due to habitat destruction and vehicle strikes.
We will respond to a snake inside your home. Be aware that once you lose sight of it, a snake can be very
difficult to find. Snakes shed their skins several time a season and finding these in your basement could
be a indicator that the snakes presence is more than a isolated incident.
We can advise you on why the snake is in your home and the steps you can do to prevent them coming
back in the future.
A fear of snakes is very common and understandable. Information can help our understanding of these
animals and how we relate to them.
|If you would like more information on snakes in our area, A must read is
Snakes of New England by Linda Krulikowski. For years, I felt a good book on
snakes was just not available for our area. We needed something beyond a field guide
or a college text book. Published in 2004 and 25 years in the making, Linda's book is
more than a good read on snakes. It combines super photography, history, personal
experience, folklore, personal stories and more. A colorful book and a must for any
nature lover. Highly recommended!