There are six species of garter snakes found throughout Canada, in addition to the western garter snake, which are: the common garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis), which lives all the way from the Northwest Territories down to British Columbia and the U.S. and east to the Maritimes; the Butler’s garter snake (Thamnophis …

How many garter snakes are in Canada?

six species

There are six species of garter snakes found throughout Canada, in addition to the western garter snake, which are: the common garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis), which lives all the way from the Northwest Territories down to British Columbia and the U.S. and east to the Maritimes; the Butler’s garter snake (Thamnophis …

Where are there no snakes in Canada?

Newfoundland

Newfoundland is the only Canadian province without any native snakes. But in recent years garter snakes, which may have arrived stowed away on hay bale shipments, have been found breeding in western Newfoundland.