Top 10 Venomous Snakes in the United States

By  Manish Choudhary

1. Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake 

Big and has strong venom, found in the East.

2. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake 

Big with diamond shapes on its back, found in the West.

3. Copperhead 

Has a coppery-red head and marks, lives in the East.

4. Cottonmouth 

Likes water, found in the Southeast.

5. Timber Rattlesnake 

Lives in the East, rattles when scared.

6. Eastern Coral Snake 

Red, yellow, and black bands, found in the Southeast.

7. Western Coral Snake 

Similar to Eastern Coral Snake, found in the Southwest.

8. Mojave Rattlesnake 

Lives in the Southwest, has strong venom.

9. Massasauga 

Small rattlesnake found in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

10. Pygmy Rattlesnake 

Small but venomous, found in the Southeast.