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Four children in the Birmingham metro area were bitten by copperhead snakes eight days apart this summer, Dennis Pillion reported.
Although getting bitten by a snake at a restaurant is unlikely, copperheads are the most common venomous snakes in Virginia and the most likely to bite, according to Dr. Charlton.
According to the Virginia Herpetological Society, copperheads are one of three venomous snakes that are found across Virginia.
Most of us don’t know the helplessness of seeing flood water seep through our doorways and climb our stairs, no less terrifying than a den of copperheads.
Frankie’s Friends identified the snake as a copperhead.
Copperheads are common to the eastern and central United States.
During summer, copperheads are active at night and early in the morning, feasting on frogs, cicadas and rodents.
Everyone knows this venomous snake, the copperhead.
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Definition of copperhead for English Language Learners
: a poisonous reddish-brown snake of the eastern and central U.S.
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