Snakes - Pale Milk Snake
Though they are harmless to humans, many milk snakes are killed because of their resemblance to the venomous but non-aggressive coral snake, and because of the fallacious belief that milk snakes will steal milk from cows. Though milk snakes live in barns they pose no threat to cows and may actually help farmers by keeping the rodent population in check.
Did You Know?
Lewis and Clark, while on their journey up the Missouri River in 1804, noted that this "wild dog of the prairie...appears here in infinite numbers." More...