diamondback rattlesnake


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diamondback rattlesnake

n.
Either of two large venomous rattlesnakes (Crotalus adamanteus or C. atrox) found in the southern and western United States and in Mexico and having diamond-shaped markings on the back.
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Noun1.diamondback rattlesnake - large deadly rattlesnake with diamond-shaped markingsdiamondback rattlesnake - large deadly rattlesnake with diamond-shaped markings
rattler, rattlesnake - pit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken
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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.
Color photographs show examples of shapes in nature, including the moon, oranges, a wasp's nest, a diamondback rattlesnake, starfish, sharks, building rocks with straight sides, eggs, and more.
Blue-lipped sea krait (Laticauda laticaudata) showed 86.7%, Small-headed sea snake (Microcephalophis gracilis) and Eastern diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus) showed 83.3% similarity.
The players first thought the large serpent to be a stick but when they drove up to it, they found an eastern diamondback rattlesnake.
[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.
The patient, a Boxer, had been bitten by an Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake and was in shock and suffering blood loss.
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