In 2 simple steps:

Safely take a photo of the snake

Safely take a photo of the snake from a distance where it isn’t disturbed. It doesn’t have to be the clearest photo in the world, but as long as the snake is visible in the image – we shouldn’t have a problem identifying it.

Send the photo to us

After taking your photo(s), send the clearest image(s) to the following cell phone number (916) 509-1087, or email them to Please include your location (city) when doing so, as species type can vary depending on location. Typically we respond within a half hour.