Local wildlife management company offers snake ID hotline

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A Chesterfield company is trying to save the snakes where you live.

The Virginia Wildlife Management and Control Company launched three weeks ago. If you see a snake, you can send them a photo and they promise to identify it immediately. This is in an effort to save the snakes that aren’t venomous.

The company says people kill snakes out of fear, even though they’re important to the ecosystem.

The company says they are getting more than 100 photos every day; their hotline is (804) 617-7086.

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