North American Snakes: The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful

Set aside your fears, and you conception of them as symbols of evil. Most North American Snakes aren't the least bit dangerous to humans.

North American snakes - coral snake range
Coral snakes are one of the few dangerous species with round pupils. Unless you live in Florida, the Deep South, the eastern two-thirds of Texas or southern Arizona or New Mexico, any brightly banded little snake probably is a harmless milk snake, not a coral.
Matthew T. Stallbaumer