Snake, Northern Copperhead (Currently off-exhibit)

Snake, Northern Copperhead (Currently off-exhibit)

Agkistrodon contortrix mokeson

Vital Statistics


2 - 3 feet long


0.5 - 0.75 lbs


Mice and rats


Status: Least Concern

Geographic Region

Florida panhandle north to Massachusetts and west to Nebraska

At The Zoo

Snake Den located between the Discover the Wild gift shop and Marco Polo's Adventure Trek.

Did You Know?

Copperheads are social snakes and may hibernate in a communal den with other copperheads or other species of snakes including timber rattlesnakes and black rat snakes.