15 surprising facts about Canada’s snakes


And the award for the most dangerous Canadian snake goes to…

The Prairie Rattlesnake, which sounds like a very good nickname for a professional wrestler, is arguably the only dangerous snake in Canada. Known to live in in southern Saskatchewan and Alberta, they warn off predators — perceived or otherwise — by vibrating their rattles, which, when you think about it, is probably how most rattlesnakes do it.

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