Water Moccassin

Water Moccasin, also known as the cottonmouth, is a venomous snake found throughout Florida’s lakes and waterways.The water moccasin is a semi-aquatic snake with strong territorial instincts.water_moccasinLike most wildlife, water moccasin will avoid humans but there are reports of this snake being unusually aggressive toward any intruder into its territory.

These snakes are most easily identified by the distinct shape of their head and thick bodies.  Water moccasins are strong swimmers and move quickly on both land and water.

Professional removal is recommended for these potentially dangerous snakes.