diamondback rattlesnake


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diamondback rattlesnake

n.
Either of two large venomous rattlesnakes (Crotalus adamanteus or C. atrox) found in the southern and western United States and in Mexico and having diamond-shaped markings on the back.

diamondback rattlesnake

Any of three species of rattlesnake: the eastern diamondback rattlesnake (C. adamanteus), found in the southeast U.S.; the red diamond rattlesnake (C.ruber), found in southwest California and in Baja California, Mexico; and the western diamondback rattlesnake (C. atrox), found in the U.S. and Mexico.
See also: rattlesnake
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Asn is present at 30 position in LNV, while it is also replaced by Arg except Gln in Eastern diamondback rattlesnake and Leu in Indian cobra.
Eastern diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus) envenomation of dogs: 31 cases (1982-2002).
Eight western diamondback rattlesnakes (Crotalus atrox,) were exposed to 6 stimuli: (1) clean, unused bedding; (2) an adult male mouse; (3) an adult lactating female mouse; (4) an adult lactating female mouse with a litter; (5) 2 adult nonlactating female mice, to control for the extra surface area in Condition 4; and (6) a litter of newborn mice.
When university botanist Paul Buck takes core samples of sugar maple trees, there's a good chance his work might be interrupted by the buzzing posterior of a diamondback rattlesnake or the midsummer tantrum of a buffalo bull.
And they also had to catch a western diamondback rattlesnake they found at the same address.
Ross Allen, the famous Florida naturalist, once found a diamondback rattlesnake, an opossum, a rabbit, a gopher frog, and a tortoise all living in the same burrow!
Incredible Journeys: A fascinating film following the Western Diamondback rattlesnake from birth through its battles with giant centipedes and other foes to hibernation.
This vaccine was created specifically against venom from Western Diamondback rattlesnakes and is most effective against this snake's venom, but since venom from many other rattlesnakes is similar, this vaccine may also provide protection against venoms of the Prairie rattlesnake, Great Basic rattlesnake, Northern and Southern Pacific varieties, Sidewinder, Timber rattlesnake, Massasauga, and Copperhead.
Extreme summer heat, diamondback rattlesnakes, and abundant poison oak can be downsides for casual visitors, but the sheer remoteness of this region makes it special for those with a sense of adventure,
You're far safer dealing with crocodiles and western diamondback rattlesnakes than the executives and the producers and all those sharks in the big MGM building."
Diamondback rattlesnakes are indigenous to our part of southern Idaho.
Certain reptiles, such as gopher tortoises, eastern indigo snakes, and eastern diamondback rattlesnakes, will also need our help to reestablish self-sustaining populations.