Venomous Snake Found In Ajax

Durham, ON, Canada / channel12

On Sunday a member of the public saw an unusual snake at Greenwood Conservation Area in Ajax and reported it to Toronto Region Conservation Authority. The zoo has confirmed that the snake is a venomous Copperhead. Officials believed this snake is believed to have been illegally released.

The snake was last spotted near the Town’s leash-free area at Church Street and Concession 5. The town of Ajax staff are warning the public who are visiting the area to keep their dogs on a leash, exercise caution and do not to try to approach or tuch the snake, stay on marked trails. If you see the snake you are ask to contact Town of Ajax Animal Services at 905-683-8275 or

TRCA and the Town will keep the public updated of any new developments.


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