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.

Through our Adopt a Species program, you have an opportunity to provide for this animal’s needs by paying for the annual cost of care. Check out our Donate page for other ways you can give!

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