7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The scientific name of the timber rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus
, is a sign of the fear and loathing this native North American viper has inspired for centuries.
We included cases cured with homeopathic snake medicines including Naja (cobra), Crotalus horridus
(American rattlesnake), and Cenchris (copperhead).
Fourteen adult rattlesnakes were used as subjects (4 Crotalus viridis, 3 Crotalus atrox, 3 Crotalus oreganus, 2 Crotalus helleri, 1 Crotalus horridus
, and 1 Crotalus lutosus).
Species 19-Oct-03 24-Oct-04 14-Oct-05 Agkistrodon contortrix (copperhead) 2 1 0 Agkistrodon piscivorus (cottonmouth) 11 8 12 Coluber constrictor (racer) 2 5 1 Crotalus horridus
(timber rattlesnake) 2 1 4 Nerodia erythrogaster (plainbelly water snake) 3 1 0 Nerodia sipedon (northern water snake) 0 0 0 Opheodrys aestivus (rough green snake) 13 1 6 Pantherophis spiloides (gray ratsnake) 9 2 2 Storeria dekayi (brown snake) 4 0 0 Thamnophis proximus (western ribbon snake) 2 3 2 Thamnophis sirtalis (common garter snake) 0 4 0 Mean Total individuals 48 26 27 Survey hours 3 3.
marcianus, the timber rattlesnake Crotalus horridus
, the Aruba Island rattlesnake C.
Blue Hills is conservation land and the home to many varieties of wildlife, including the occasional hermit, but Palmer's focus is on Crotalus horridus
, also known as the rattlesnake.
Furthermore, there are reports of different populations of the timber rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus
following biennial, triennial or quadrennial reproductive cycles (Ernst 1992).
We weren't convinced that she needed Crotalus horridus
(North American rattlesnake), thinking maybe that her mind went in that direction because of her actual past experience with the snake.
Two published estimates of apparent annual survival for North American pit vipers based on robust estimators for timber rattlesnakes Crotalus horridus
(Brown et al.