Hognose Snake
American Black Bear


Native to the United States, the hognose Snake is commonly found in South Dakota.

Fun Facts

Toads are a common source of nutrition for hognose snakes. Also known as the “poof adder,” if bitten the reaction is similar to a bee sting. The hognose snake fakes dead when frightened, flipping over and emitting a foul smell.

Conservation Status

Least Concern

Annual Cost of Care

The cost to care for this animal per year is $100.

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