Why doesn't Hawaii have snakes?

That's because, technically, Hawaii doesn't have any snakes. Not only because it's paradise, but because, as Discover.com reminds us, “as an isolated archipelago, the only way for wildlife species to get to the Hawaiian Islands is to fly or swim across the Pacific Ocean.”
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What kind of snakes are found in Hawaii?

What Snakes & Spiders Inhabit Hawaii
  • Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake. A distant cousin of the cobra, the yellow-bellied sea snake is a highly poisonous marine reptile that is native to the Hawaiian Islands.
  • Brahminy Blind Snake.
  • Brown Tree Snake.
  • Brown Violin Spider.
  • Cane Spider.
  • Crab Spider.
  • Garden Spider.
  • Widow Spider.
  • What kind of snakes live in Maine?

    Maine
    • Racer Coluber constrictor. Common NameRacer.
    • Ring-necked Snake Diadophis punctatus.
    • Milksnake Lampropeltis triangulum.
    • Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon.
    • Dekay's Brown Snake Storeria dekayi.
    • Red-bellied Snake Storeria occipitomaculata.
    • Common Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sauritus.
    • Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis.
  • Why doesn't Hawaii have snakes?

    That's because, technically, Hawaii doesn't have any snakes. Not only because it's paradise, but because, as Discover.com reminds us, “as an isolated archipelago, the only way for wildlife species to get to the Hawaiian Islands is to fly or swim across the Pacific Ocean.”
  • What place in the world has no snakes?

    New Zealand is one of several large islands around the globe where there have never been native snake populations. The others are Antarctica, Iceland, Ireland and Newfoundland. Snakes are more common than lizards around the world, and yet New Zealand is home to several species of lizard and not a single snake.

Updated: 2nd October 2019

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