Outside of the metropolis of Chicago, Illinois is a pretty rural state. All that country is home to a plethora of snake species, including four that are poisonous. However, those four species are the least likely to be encountered. Farmers, campers, boaters and suburbanites in Illinois should all know a little bit about snake identification, so as to avoid a needless panic in the event of encountering a snake by surprise. (Pictured below: Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake)
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