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massasauga

/mas·sa·sau·ga/ (mas″ah-saw´gah) Sistrurus catenatus, a small venomous rattlesnake in the United States and northern Mexico.

massasauga

(măs′ə-sô′gə)
n.
A small, variably colored rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus) of North America, often found in moist areas.
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We conducted chi squared analyses to determine massasauga habitat preference (habitat use vs.
reported here in massasaugas are occurring in animals as primary pathogens.
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.