Agkistrodon piscivorus

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Noun1.Agkistrodon piscivorus - venomous semiaquatic snake of swamps in southern United StatesAgkistrodon piscivorus - venomous semiaquatic snake of swamps in southern United States
pit viper - New World vipers with hollow fangs and a heat-sensitive pit on each side of the head
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(1) Cutaneous infections are most often a result of freshwater exposure of the organism to abrasions, puncture wounds, and/ or lacerations, which can occur following trauma such as propeller injuries and alligator and water moccasin snake bites.
The intricate details of Nokobee's inhabitants - from myrtle-leaf holly and tall gallberry to cottonmouth moccasin snakes and gopher tortoises - that weave their way through the narrative could only come from the pen of a naturalist.