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moccasin

 [mok´ah-sin]
any of several species of snakes of the genus Agkistrodon.
highland moccasin copperhead.
water moccasin Agkistrodon piscivorus, a venomous semiaquatic pit viper with an olive or brown back, found in the southern United States. Called also cottonmouth.

cottonmouth

(kot'on-mowth?)
A venomous snake, Agkistrodon piscivorus, common in the southern and eastern U.S.
Synonym: water moccasin See: snake bitevenomous snake
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While considered effective against the hemotoxic effects of all North American Rattlesnakes, Copperheads, and Cottonmouths, it is not effective against the Mojave Rattlesnake's neurotoxins.
Cottonmouths (Agkistrodon piscivorus) are semi-aquatic vipers that range across the south-central United States from Texas to Florida northward through the Atlantic coastal plain to southern Virginia and through the Mississippi River drainage to Illinois and Missouri (Ernst and Ernst, 2003).
Booth said that, based on his own past research on boa constrictors and cottonmouths, virgin births produce about 2.5 to 5 percent of litters.
As I was coaxing her into the knee-deep water, I startled a large cottonmouth who glared at us before swimming off.
Cottonmouth and bushmaster are both types of what animal?
I always carry a small bottle of water in my "brain bag" to help with the cottonmouth and have been known to sneak a sip when needed.
The quality never dips from the pop punk of Saturation Day and I'm Alive to the Green Day glam rock Cottonmouth Rock and cosmic country rock of Faded Star.
The intricate details of Nokobee's inhabitants - from myrtle-leaf holly and tall gallberry to cottonmouth moccasin snakes and gopher tortoises - that weave their way through the narrative could only come from the pen of a naturalist.
Examples of Physical, Cognitive, Behavioral, and Emotional Indicators Physical Indicators Cognitive Indicators * Increased heart rate * Internal * Increased respiration * Negative * Increased body temperature * Critical of others * Sweaty hands and feet * Forgetful * Frequent urination * Decreased saliva (cottonmouth) Physical Indicators Behavioral and Emotional Indicators * Increased heart rate * Anxious * Increased respiration * Angry * Increased body temperature * Walking faster * Sweaty hands and feet * Depressed * Frequent urination * Yawning/tired * Decreased saliva (cottonmouth) * Accident prone
Examples of Physical, Cognitive, Behavioral, and Emotional Indicators Behavioral and Cognitive Emotional Physical Indicators Indicators Indicators * Increased heart rate * Internal * Anxious * Increased respiration * Negative * Angry * Increased body temperature * Critical * Walking faster of others * Sweaty hands and feet * Forgetful * Depressed * Frequent urination * Yawning/tired * Decreased saliva (cottonmouth) * Accident prone
Three species: cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus; 49.8%), rough green snake (Opheodrys aestivus; 15.9%), and gray ratsnake (Pantherophis spiloides; 10.7%) comprised 76.5% of snakes encountered from 2003 2008.