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WEC221: Dealing with Snakes in Florida's Residential Areas—Preventing Encounters

Figure 5. Roof vents (A) and plumbing vent stacks (B) often have large openings that can allow climbing snakes (such as rat snakes) to enter the home or garage. These large openings can be easily covered with hardware cloth, as shown here.

Credit: Steve A. Johnson, University of Florida, 2007