A Maine driver when he found a snake in his car.

Maine Snake Removal & Snake Control Experts provides services to such complaints as I have a snake in my house. Snake Removal operators understand that a snake in a home is an emergency and 24 hours Snake Removal Service is available.

Maine Law prohibits the commercial trading of native Maine snakes and turtles taken from the wild.

A 10-foot snakeskin found on the bank of the Presumpscot River in Maine on Saturday has put the town on the lookout for what may be a giant python on the loose.

AUBURN, Maine - A Maine driver when he found a snake in his car.

AUBURN, Maine — A Maine driver got the scare of his life when he found a snake in his car. The common garter snake, the most wide-ranging reptile in North America, is also the most abundant snake in Maine. You can find garter snakes from coastal islands to the mountains to your garden; the snakes usually stay close to water or wet meadows.

A Maine driver when he found a snake in his car.

In Maine, five species of snakes are keeled, that is, they have a keel or ridge running along the midline of each scale from front to back, making the scales appear rough. These five species also bear live young from eggs retained in the body until hatching.

AUBURN, Maine - A Maine driver when he found a snake in his car.


A snakeskin found on a picturesque riverbank in the northeast United States belongs to an anaconda—the latest twist in the baffling story of “Wessie,” a supposedly enormous snake that has become a local legend in the town of Westbrook, Maine.There are supposedly no venomous snakes in Maine. According to the state museum in Augusta timber rattlesnakes used to be found there but are now extinct in the state. I have seen some range maps putting the timber rattlesnake’s New Hampshire population almost up to Maine’s border; so it wouldn’t be too surprising if one were to cross over every now and then. No other venomous snake’s range comes even close to Maine.Regardless, Maine’s bitterly cold winter ensures that the snake’s escape will be brief, one way or another. In the wild, Rivas says that anacondas aren’t found in areas with temperatures below 72°F. Temperatures below 50°F are considered fatal, and night temperatures in Maine are poised to cross that threshold.Many people are afraid of snakes because they don't know enough about them. Snakes are beneficial—they help control insect and rodent populations, and they are fun to watch. There are no poisonous snakes in Maine.