Video of an Osage copperhead in the wild.
Coil up to some of Missouri's most misunderstood cold-blooded residents with this video.
Copperheads are pit vipers, with an opening on each side of the head and (in daylight) eyes with catlike, vertical pupils (our nonvenomous snakes have round pupils).
Video of a massasauga in the wild.
Video of a red milksnake in the wild.
Video of a western cottonmouth in the wild.
Video of a speckled kingsnake in the wild.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature.