Do you recognize the snakes camouflaged between the leaves? You might be surprised at what you REALLY find

CAN you spot the three snakes hidden between the leaves in the picture below?

The snakes in the picture are copperheads, a venomous species of pit viper found in eastern parts of North America, and they are masters of camouflage.

Can you find the three hidden snakes in this picture?


Can you find the three hidden snakes in this picture?Photo credit: Facebook/K2C Wildlife Encounters

Copperheads have a distinctive hourglass pattern on their scales. which, combined with their brown coloring, makes for extremely effective camouflage.

As a result, they can blend in well with their surroundings and are very difficult to spot, for example, in fallen leaves.

As adults, they can grow to about 22 to 36 inches tall, the Florida Museum of Natural History explained.

The image was taken by Bonnie Keller, who works with wildlife company K2C Wildlife Encounters in Virginia.

“I had just released them, so I knew where they were,” Bonnie said Newsweek.

“But it was amazing how easily they blended in, so I took the picture.”

“Evolution has favored this coloration to protect them from predators like foxes, birds of prey, etc.,” she said.

Bonnie’s picture was shared by K2C on Facebook and viewers were shocked when they actually found it.

“Look what happens when you have copperheads in leaves…magic, they disappear!!” the post read.

“Fortunately, Copperheads tend to hang out in places where there is more cover, but watch out!”

One user revealed that she learned how effective Copperhead camouflage can be “the hard way” when her pup was bitten by one of the snakes.

“Bonnie helped relocate the copperhead that was hanging in the front yard next to our bushes where there was mulch and leaves and we’ve since kept our yard a little more organized and hopefully not as hospitable to snakes,” commented another .

Did you spot them?

If not, don’t worry because Bonnie has outlined their locations in the edited image below.

The locations of the hidden snakes are circled in red


The locations of the hidden snakes are circled in redPhoto credit: Facebook/K2C Wildlife Encounters
Bonnie Keller had just released the Copperheads into the wild


Bonnie Keller had just released the Copperheads into the wildPhoto credit: Facebook/K2C Wildlife Encounters


PaulLeBlanc is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. PaulLeBlanc joined Dailynationtoday in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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