timber rattlesnake


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timber rattlesnake

n.
A venomous rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) of the central and eastern United States, typically having a yellowish-brown color and wide transverse bands on the back.
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Timber rattlesnakes have long been extinct in Worcester County, and copperheads are gone, too.
Biology and status of timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) populations in Pennsylvania.
Timber Rattlesnakes in Vermont and New York: Biology, History and the Fate of and Endangered Species
Specifically, killing a timber rattlesnake in New York is a misdemeanor under state law.
Reinhart HK, Cundall D and Bushar LM: Foraging behavior of the timber rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus.
Records of timber rattlesnakes on Pelee, Middle Bass, Rattlesnake and Mouse islands (McDermott, 1947; Langlois, 1964; C.
Feeding experience among timber rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) increased the responsiveness of the snakes to chemical cues of the prey, facilitating location of potential ambush sites (Clark, 2004).
In a well known painting by Audubon a timber rattlesnake is depicted attacking Northern Mockingbirds (Mimus polyglottos) in a shrub.
And last night he met his nemesis - the Timber rattlesnake.
French, while there is not one documented case of a person in Massachusetts dying from a timber rattlesnake bite in more than 100 years, humans have purposely killed countless timber rattlesnakes over the same period.
As he continues his journey in search of some of the most dangerous - and endangered - reptiles in America, Mark travels to the Appalachian Mountains, a beautiful region and one of the last natural breeding grounds for the Timber rattlesnake
To many people, seeing a timber rattlesnake in the wild is a true wilderness experience.
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