timber rattlesnake


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timber rattlesnake

n.
A venomous rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) of the central and eastern United States, typically having a yellowish-brown color and wide transverse bands on the back.

tim′ber rat`tlesnake


n.
a rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus, of the eastern U.S., usu. having dark crossbands..
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.timber rattlesnake - widely distributed in rugged ground of eastern United Statestimber rattlesnake - widely distributed in rugged ground of eastern United States
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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But new research by a team of University of Maryland biologists shows the timber rattlesnake indirectly benefits humans by keeping Lyme disease in check.
managed to save his own life on Sunday after being bitten by a venomous timber rattlesnake.
He has fought against the ravages of overdevelopment in our state to help save indigenous wildlife, like the eastern timber rattlesnake and the barred owl, from local extinction.
Other than that, around 1812, one resident died following the bite of a timber rattlesnake.
Although Conway (1978) states that eight snake species were observed, he mentions only six by name: cottonmouth, copperhead, timber rattlesnake, gray ratsnake, water snake (Nerodia sp.
In America, he spies on a timber rattlesnake as it hunts warm-blooded prey at night.
In America, David spies on a timber rattlesnake as it hunts warm-blooded prey at night.
This book is a fascinating account of the Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) in the most northerly portion if its range.
Male reproductive cycle, age at maturity, and cost of reproduction in the timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus).
The environmental office determined that the snake was a timber rattlesnake, a threatened species under New York's ESA.
Individuals of three snake species, common kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula), timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus), and rat snake (Elaphe obsolete) consumed four cotton rats, and one great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) preyed upon one of the 72 rats released.

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