prairie rattlesnake

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Noun1.Prairie rattlesnake - widely distributed between the Mississippi and the Rockiesprairie rattlesnake - widely distributed between the Mississippi and the Rockies
rattler, rattlesnake - pit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken
Crotalus, genus Crotalus - large rattlesnakes; seldom bite unless startled or pursuing prey
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Clinical findings associated with prairie rattlesnake bites in dogs: 100 cases (1989-1998).
Seasonal and daily activity patterns in a Canadian population of the prairie rattlesnake, Crotalus viridis viridis.
I consider the experience a blessing since the afternoon before I had stepped over a 4-foot prairie rattlesnake while getting into another blind.
n Why dangerous: Black widow spider venom is 15 times as toxic as the venom of the Prairie Rattlesnake.
There are several kinds of rattlesnakes in Canada, such as the massasauga rattlesnake in Ontario and the prairie rattlesnake.
An experimental study of aggregation and thermoregulation in Prairie Rattlesnakes (Crotalus viridis viridis).
Trailing behavior in prairie rattlesnakes (Crotalus viridis).
Herpetologists will recognize these as feared Western diamondback, rock and prairie rattlesnakes, all three of which engender much concern from those who live among them.
The two blocs together encompass approximately 900 square kilometres--current and proposed space--and are home to a wide assortment of wildlife: from one of Canada's largest black-tailed prairie dog colonies to prairie rattlesnakes, pronghorn antelope, swift fox and a large variety of birds, including the peregrine falcon, sage grouse and burrowing owls.

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