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TWRA: It's illegal to kill snakes in TN

There are over 30 types of snake in Tennessee, but only 4 snakes are venomous.

State wildlife agents want to remind people its illegal to kill a snake in Tennessee.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said it's already received many calls about snake sightings.

There are over 30 types of snake in Tennessee, but only 4 snakes are venomous.

Here in East Tennessee, there are only two: the timber rattlesnake and the copperhead.

Wildlife agents said snakes if you do encounter any type of snake, give it space and watch where you step.

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