Not likely to pose any threat
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Can grass snakes kill you?
There is one thing for sure that a Grass snake wouldn鈥檛 be able to kill you because they don鈥檛 have the Venom gland to inject any kind of venom in your blood. However, they can bite you and if you leave the wounds untreated it can cause infection. But most of the time, their bite is not fatal to a human.
Is it dangerous to walk through the yard with a snake?
If you鈥檙e walking through your backyard and spot a skinny snake slithering through the grass, don鈥檛 panic. Of 50-or-so snake species living in the U. S., only about 21 have fatal bites-so the tiny, friendly snake you just encountered is probably nothing more than a common garter snake.
Is the grass snake a protected species?
The grass snake for a whole is classified as Least Concern species on the IUCN Red List. The Wildlife and Countryside Act also protects in the United Kingdom it.
Are garter snake bites dangerous to humans?
While they are not technically poisonous, garter snake bites can cause minor swelling and itching in humans, and some people have shown allergic reactions in the past, though it is rare. Article continues below advertisement