Out west there are a few rattlesnakes and down south there are some copperheads and water moccasins that are poisonous, but near us in WI, unless you're along the bluffs of the Mississippi River, there really are no poisonous snakes that you're likely to run across. Here the main dangers are wolves, coyotes, raccoons, traps and occasionally, barbed wire...
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."