The buff striped keelback Amphiesma stolatum is a species of nonvenomous colubrid snake found across Asia. It is the sole species of genus Amphiesma. It is a typically nonaggressive snake that feeds on frogs and toads. It belongs to the subfamily Natricinae , and is closely related to water snakes and grass snakes.
Share animal photographs or incredible animal facts. The term 'Garter Snake', usually also called grass or garden snake, refers to around twenty species of non-venomous snakes that are found all over the US. They can also be found in abundant numbers in Central America, Mexico, and southern parts of Canada. Most snakes are banded or striped lengthwise, and some have spots between the stripes. The common garter snake is between 22 inches 55 cm to inches cm long.
The Plains garter snake Thamnophis radix is a species of garter snake native to most of the central United States as far north as Canada and as far south as Texas. It has a distinctive orange or yellow stripe from its head to tail, and the rest of its body is mainly a gray-green color. The snake is commonly found living near water sources such as streams and ponds, but can also be found in urban areas and vacant lots. This species is mildly venomous, although the venom is not toxic to humans.