house snake

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house snake

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Noun1.house snake - nonvenomous tan and brown king snake with an arrow-shaped occipital spothouse snake - nonvenomous tan and brown king snake with an arrow-shaped occipital spot; southeastern ones have red stripes like coral snakes
king snake, kingsnake - any of numerous nonvenomous North American constrictors; feed on other snakes and small mammals
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The influence of circadian rhythms on pre- and pós-prandial metabolism in the snake Lamprophis fuliginosus.
We analyzed the pre-courtship period of male/experimental (attractive female) and male/control (male, unattractive female, or rubber snake) pairings of Lamprophis fuliginosus to determine if males exhibit unique behavioral patterns while assessing the various treatments.
The focus of this study is a breeding colony of Lamprophis fuliginosus, an oviparous snake native to Africa, consisting of 17 males and 22 females.