Venomous Snake Captured Near Ajax, Transported To Peterborough

Durham, ON, Canada / channel12

A venomous snake that was the subject of a hunt in a wooded area in Ajax has been captured
A spokeswoman for the Town of Ajax,  says the copperhead was recovered Wednesday evening by experts from the Indian River Reptile Zoo and is being transported to their facility in Peterborough, Ont.
The town’s manager of bylaw services, Derek Hannan, said the snake was spotted over the weekend and signs had been plastered around Greenwood Conservation Area warning hikers about the copperhead.
Parents were asked to keep their children close and dog owners had been warned to keep their pets on leash.

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