The garter snake (Thamnophis) can be found throughout most of North America.
Garter snakes are also called garden snake, gardner snake and ribbon snake.
Garter snakes can be found in a variety of habitats including, forests, woodlands, grasslands and lawns.
Garter snakes feed on earthworms, slugs, leeches, frogs, toads, salamanders, lizards, fish, rodents and sometimes eggs as well.
Garter snakes are viviparous (To give birth to live young) and can have up to eighty young.
Garter snakes can be active day or night and throughout the year, including warm winter days.