Copperheads are responsible for more bites than any other venomous snake but are less dangerous.
Also known as water moccasins, they are found in the southeastern U.S.
They have a potent venom but are responsible for a very small number of bites
Texas, Florida, and Georgia have the highest number of venomous snake bites
Alaska, Maine, and Rhode Island have the lowest number of venomous snake bites
Only about 5 people die each year from venomous snake bites in the U.S
Wear protective clothing and be cautious in areas where snakes are common
If bitten, seek medical attention immediately. Do not try to suck out the venom
Myths like cutting the wound or using a tourniquet can be harmful. Always seek professional medical advice
Snakes play a vital role in our ecosystem. It's essential to respect them and understand their behavior.