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pine snake

n.
Any of various bull snakes common in pine woods, especially Pituophis melanoleucus of the eastern United States.

pine′ snake`


n.
any of several subspecies of bullsnake of the eastern and southeastern U.S., chiefly inhabiting pine woods.
[1785–95]
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Noun1.pine snake - any of several bull snakes of eastern and southeastern United States found chiefly in pine woodspine snake - any of several bull snakes of eastern and southeastern United States found chiefly in pine woods; now threatened
bull snake, bull-snake - any of several large harmless rodent-eating North American burrowing snakes
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gt; Piney is on the loose " The pet snake, called Piney - a non-venomous Louisiana pine snake - went missing from its home in Solva around two months ago.
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Assistant Professor of Biology Ron Smith spoke about the state-threatened northern pine snake in a lecture at the college.
Notes on reproduction in the black pine snake (Pituophis melanoleucus lodingi).
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The southern pine snake seems to like my gentle squeezes down the length of her body, and the Honduran milksnake enjoys it when we perform a series of chiropractic stretches; he anchors his head behind my thumb to make sure he doesn't slip out of my grip.
This pine snake slithered into a chicken coop looking for dinner.
Body temperature variation of the Louisiana Pine Snake (Pituophis ruthveni) in a longleaf pine ecosystem.
Barking tree flog, Alligator snapping turtle, Eastern slender glass lizard, Northern pine snake, and Copperbelly water snake are among the rarer nongame species in the area.
The Louisiana pine snake is one of the most endangered snakes in North America, and the AZA-accredited Ellen Trout Zoo in Lufkin, TX was recently rewarded with four eggs from their resident female Louisiana pine snake.