There are other homeopathic remedies available for snake bites, including Crotalus horridus
, the Timber rattler, and Crotalus cascavela, a Brazilian rattlesnake.
We included cases cured with homeopathic snake medicines including Naja (cobra), Crotalus horridus
(American rattlesnake), and Cenchris (copperhead).
crocodilus (Linnaeus, 1758), Melanosuchus niger (Spix, 1825), Tupinambis teguixin (Linnaeus, 1758), Farancia abacura (Holbrook, 1836), Eunectes murinus (Linnaeus, 1758), Boa constrictor (Linnaeus, 1758), Crotalus horridus
(Linnaeus, 1758), Ophis merremi (Wagler, 1824), Spilotes pullatus (Laurenti, 1768), Bothropoides jararaca (Wied, 1824), Dimades plicatilis (Linnaeus, 1758), Micrurus sp.
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.
Neither Crotalus horridus
nor Sistrurus miliarius was found during the course of this study.
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).
Female reproductive ecology in a northern population of the timber rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus
, the timber rattlesnakes, makes its winter den here, as does Agkistrodon c.
Foraging ecology of timber rattlesnakes, Crotalus horridus