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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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Within a week of the burn the emaciated carcasses of a neonate massasauga and a brown snake (Storeria dekayi dekayi) were found in the burn unit.
The Massasauga is strictly a wetland animal in NYS and never recorded from dry outcrops/cliff sides nor near there although not so far away on the Ontario side.
Characterizing the agreement among four ophidian paramyxovirus isolates performed with three hemagglutination inhibition assay systems using eastern massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) plasma.
piscivorus Lacepede, cottonmouth S Crotalus horridus Linnaeus, timber S rattlesnake Sistrurus catenatus (Rafinesque), N eastern massasauga Hypothetical: Eumeces anthracinus (Baird), coal skink Regina grahami Baird & Girard, Graham's water snake Tropidoclonian lineatum (Hallowell), lined snake Extirpated: Farancia abacura (Holbrook), mud snake X CLASS MAMMALIA Order Didelphimorphia (American opossums) Family Didelphidae (opossums) Didelphis virginiana Kerr, opossum I Order Insectivora (shrews and moles) Family Soricidae (shrews) Blarina brevicauda (Say), short-tailed I shrew Cryptotis parva (Say), least shrew I Sorex cinereus Kerr, masked shrew N S.
Karner Blue Butterfly and Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake, Wisconsin: Over the past 2 years, Wisconsin's Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) and eastern massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) Endangered Species Landowner Incentive Program has worked with 178 landowners contributing over 3,137 acres (1,270 ha) of habitat restoration and protection in the oak and pine barren regions of central Wisconsin.
These include animals such as the Kirtland's warbler (Dendroica kirtlandii), slender glass lizard (Ophisaurus attenuatus), eastern massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus c.
In back, behind glass, loll the snakes: timber rattlers, pygmy rattlers, desert massasauga rattlers, and most of the other 32 rattlesnake species known to inhabit the United States.
At one point, more than 500 volunteers spread out at arm's length to form a human chain and walked the length of the bottoms from channel to channel, bushwhacking through thickets and scaring up deer and a few massasauga rattlesnakes but no lost boy.
obsoleta) and eastern Massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus c.
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.