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What do Snakes do in the Winter?

Watch the Video: Building Hibernacula for snakes

DYK what snakes do in winter? They need to get below the frostline. Many hibernation sites have been destroyed and so we have to build new ones!

Snakes need specific requirements to overwinter or hibernate. Having studied snakes for over ten years, our ecoglist Ben Porchuk learned in depth what the requirements for hibernation are and he teamed up with Canadian native reptile expert Jeff Hathaway to make an amazing, effective winter home for snakes.