Western diamondback rattlesnake

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Noun1.Western diamondback rattlesnake - largest and most dangerous North American snake; of southwestern United States and Mexico
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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Although formulated especially for the western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox), the company says the vaccine's best coverage also offers protection against bites of the western rattlesnake, prairie rattlesnake, Great Basin rattlesnake, northern and southern Pacific rattle snakes, and copperheads.
The Lanarkshire-based collector's menagerie has two American alligators, a Nile crocodile, two dwarf caimans, two African dwarf crocs, a western diamondback rattlesnake and a Gaboon viper.
[USA], June 10 (ANI): A man in Texas nearly died after a four-foot Western diamondback rattlesnake bit him when he tried to dispose it off.
Hiding among her flowers was a four-foot-long Western diamondback rattlesnake.
Hiding among her flowers was a 1.2-metre Western diamondback rattlesnake.
A western diamondback rattlesnake in the strike position.
There is a veterinary-approved rattlesnake vaccine available (Red Rock Biologics, Woodland, CA) which was developed to provide protection against envenomation by a Western Diamondback Rattlesnake. However, there are no peer-reviewed canine studies available to document its efficacy.
There's a sort of horrific fascination in hearing the menacing rattle of the western diamondback rattlesnake, the bizarre popping and sucking sounds of the western hooknose snake - and best of all, the deep, hollow and chilling hiss of the African puff adder.
The base was nicknamed after the western diamondback rattlesnake because of their massive presence during the construction of the Peyote Army Airfield.
Life history traits of the western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) studied from roundup samples in Oklahoma.
Observations of maternal behavior and neonate aggregation in the western diamondback rattlesnake, Crotalus atrox (Crotalidac).

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