We conducted chi squared analyses to determine massasauga
habitat preference (habitat use vs.
reported here in massasaugas
are occurring in animals as primary pathogens.
Key Words: Eastern massasauga
, rattlesnake, Sistrurus catenatus catenatus, prescribed fire, Missouri
So one awaits the result of the budget wars with visions of Kate Moss and Linda Evangelista swishing down runways in beautiful Cougar (Felis concolor) coats with Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) trim, Eastern Woodrat (Neotoma floridana) muffs and eye-bashing belts of Massasauga
Rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus).
Weatherhead of Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, inserted temperature sensors and radio tags into a dozen eastern massasauga
rattlesnakes to monitor their movements through a national park in Ontario.
Habitats for the western massasauga
Sistrurus catenatus, which occupies wet meadows near rocky outcrops (Conant and Collins, 1998) and the northern scarlet snake Cemophora coccinea, which occupies sandy or loose soils in pine and oak forests, is nonexistent on the base.
Responses of the Eastern Massasauga
Rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) to Prescribed Burns Wetland Habitats.
The eastern plains garters (Thamnophis radix radix) and eastern massasauga
(Sisturus catenatus catenatus) are listed as endangered on Ohio's threatened and endangered species list and found in Killdeer Plains Wildlife Area in Wyandot County, Ohio, USA.
The Service's Wisconsin Private Lands Office and its three Service partners (Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, Green Bay Ecological Services Field Office, and Leopold Wetland Management District) received an ESLIP grant in 1999 to promote conservation of the Karner blue butterfly and eastern massasauga
rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) in voluntary cooperation with private landowners.
There are several kinds of rattlesnakes in Canada, such as the massasauga
rattlesnake in Ontario and the prairie rattlesnake.
Finally, a report of the massasauga
rattlesnake, Sistrurus catenatus, from Clark and Pine East (Lake Michigan Federation 1984) must be rejected.