Residents have seen Timber Rattlesnakes and copperhead snakes on their property. These snakes are venomous so please take proper precautions. See this website for more information on Timber Rattlesnakes...
Residents have also reported seeing bears on their property. Of the three bear species (black, brown, and polar bears) in North America, only the black bear lives in Virginia. Shy and secretive, the sighting of a bear is a rare treat for most Virginians. However, bears are found throughout most of the Commonwealth, and encounters between bears and people are increasing. See this website for more information on Black Bears...