canebrake rattlesnake


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Noun1.canebrake rattlesnake - southern variety
banded rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus horridus, timber rattlesnake - widely distributed in rugged ground of eastern United States
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Abstract.--In June 1993, a radio-tagged bobwhite quail (colinus virginianus and a cotton rat (Sigmodon hispidus) were recovered from the stomach of an adult canebrake rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus atricaudatus) in South Carolina.
The canebrake rattlesnake is usually considered a sit-and-wait predator and is often less active (i.e., more patient) during warmer months (21, 22).
-- In June 1993, a radio-tagged bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) and a cotton rat (Sigmodon hispidus) were recovered from the stomach of an adult canebrake rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus atricaudatus) in South Carolina.
"We plow into swamps and snake-infested areas," says Williamson, who even as he speaks can point to the canebrake rattlesnake in an aquarium in the back seat of his car.
(2) Specifically, they are the Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix), Canebrake rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus atricaudatus), Eastern Diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus), Pigmy rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius), and Cottonmouth or Water Moccasin (Agkistrodon piscivorus).
Key words: Canebrake rattlesnake; Crotalus horridus atricaudatus; food habits, central Georgia.
What do bald eagles, canebrake rattlesnakes, grizzly bears, Chinook salmon, and purple bladderworts (tiny carnivorous plants that float on water) have in common?
After all my jungle expeditions, the worst trouble I got into was here in the Park feeding the canebrake rattlesnakes. One of them struck out at my wrist.