Did you know that there are about 15 snakes that call Texas Discovery Gardens home? Our Snakes of Texas Exhibit has venomous and non-venomous Texas natives. No worries, it’s all behind glass!
Although some snakes like Rattlesnakes and Copperheads might seem intimidating, every snake has it’s place in a balanced ecosystem.
A small snake that you definitely want to find in your garden is the earth snake. It's a small brown reptile that can fit in the palm of your hand. It is just a little larger than an earthworm. Funny enough, it’s diet consists of earthworms and small arthropods.
Other snakes such a King snakes and Rat snakes keep pest populations in check.
Learn more about these fascinating creatures and see eye to eye with some of our native stars at our Snakes of Texas exhibit during the State Fair of Texas!