Snakes are legless reptile related to crocodiles and lizard. Their bodies are covered with scales, and they can swallow other living things much more significant than their head.

Most snakes are timid creatures, and they tend to avoid contact with a human. Although they will only attack if cornered or provoked, they attack as a defence in most instances.

However, there are also occurrences of snakes found in building compound. If you do come across one, it is highly recommended to contact the Fire or Wildlife Department for assistance.

Snake Problem?

Check for common signs like shed snake skins, and know what to do to help prevent them from gaining access to your property.

Snake Bites

Please find out more about bites, the risks and how to treat them

Snake Species

Read the descriptions of the common snake pests in the United Kingdom.