These snakes prefer to be on the ground, but they are great climbers, and can be seen on the branches of trees. These snakes are Diurnal or, they prefer to be out in the day. However, during the warm months, this snake becomes active at night due to the heat.
These snakes are solitary creatures and only show up with other snakes during hibernation or when mating.
When threatened, this snake will freeze and moves it’s body in waves. If approached this snake will bluff a strike, and if handled, this snake will bite.
It is illegal in Virginia to keep Wild Snakes as pets