Protection Status

Endangered »

Endangered Species Act

Four species of snake are classified as endangered under the Endangered Species Act; ten are classifed as threatened, seven are a candidate for listing, and over forty species are listed as a species of concern.

Critically Endangered »

IUCN Red List

Six snake species are currently listed as critically endangered, 27 as endangered, 40 as vulnerable, and 24 as near threatened. Two are listed as extinct.