massasauga rattler


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Noun1.massasauga rattler - pygmy rattlesnake found in moist areas from the Great Lakes to Mexicomassasauga rattler - pygmy rattlesnake found in moist areas from the Great Lakes to Mexico; feeds on mice and small amphibians
rattler, rattlesnake - pit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken
genus Sistrurus, Sistrurus - pygmy rattlesnakes
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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.