prairie rattler

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Related to prairie rattler: Large prairie rattlesnake
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Noun1.prairie rattler - widely distributed between the Mississippi and the Rockiesprairie rattler - widely distributed between the Mississippi and the Rockies
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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this Prairie rattler can strike from one-third to one-half of its body length.
Before the trip, I added more "mojo" to Ol' Painless by dressing her up with some Montana prairie rattler skins.
"Quick as a striking snake" is an oft-quoted description of explosive speed, yet a coyote can dart in to sever the vertebrae of a prairie rattler in midstrike.
it might be a mouse, looking to crawl up your pant leg, or it might be a prairie rattler. Pitching hay over your head ensured that the leaves would fall down your shirt collar, and with seasonal temperatures in July, the leaves stayed there all day.

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