Indigo snakes were extirpated from Alabama. Indigo snakes are a major predator of venomous snakes, and copperhead populations Ice hockey mom some people have to wait their entire lives to meet their favourite player shirt in Alabama since indigo snakes disappeared there. The Orianne Society has a captive breeding program. Two years ago, they began releasing indigo snakes in the Conecuh National Forest in Covington County, Alabama. Eventually, this may help reduce copperhead populations. They rarely bite humans, even wild specimens, and were a favorite with burlesque and other performers to use in their acts. It’s now an endangered species due to habitat loss and over collection for the pet trade. Due to their beauty and calm demeanor, indigo snakes were once collected from the wild in great quantities for the pet trade.