How about a black rat snake that is solid black and when harassed It changes color and pattern to appear to look a Diamond Back Rattler?
And yes, one corn snake has the ability to spread out and change the shape of his head to make him resemble a copper head.
And yes, most any snake will shake their tail in a fast motion and if they are in dry leaves you will think you have a rattler, even a king snake will do this.
And yes, Only four "4" poisonous snakes in North America, only 3 of these are "pit vipers",
The Coral snake is not a pit viper.
And yes, it is against the (law) in the State if "Georgia" to kill a non poisonous snake.
And yes, I am still around and my name is "doak"
P S and yes, I'll be back again, and again, and again.