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Which of these is a venomous snake?

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Choose an option from the pictures below:

1A

Nope! This is a scarlet king snake, Lampropeltis triangulum. It is not venomous. Look at the banding pattern (black on yellow) and color of the nose (red).

1B

Nope! This is a scarlet snake, Cemophora coccinea. It is not venomous. Look at the banding pattern (black on white) and color of the nose (red).

1C

Nope! This is a corn snake, Elaphe guttata. It is not venomous.

1D

Correct! This is an eastern coral snake, Micrurus fulvius. It is in the same family as the cobras (Elapidae) and produces a potent neurotoxin.