North Carolina, USA: 3-foot copperhead found outside Ballantyne business

Workers at a business park in Ballantyne were greeted by a 3-foot-long copperhead snake Thursday morning.

“A customer called, found a snake skin that was freshly shed and saw the snake a couple of feet away,” said David Crowe, a wildlife biologist and owner of Critter Control. “The snake was stretched out in the pine straw.

“They’ve been there for seven years and this is the first time they’ve seen a snake in the natural area in front of the complex.”

Crowe said copperheads are venomous.

Read full story HERE.


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