Animals that are designated as protected, meaning no person may take, attempt to take, transport or possess any protected wild animal unless authorized by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Fishing Pier on River
North American (Blue) Racer
This sleek and slender snake is one of North America's fastest snakes.
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Gophersnake
What's that hissing sound? Well, it could be a gophersnake.
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Timber Rattlesnake
This species doesn't rank high on many people's favorite animal list.
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