prairie rattlesnake

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Noun1.Prairie rattlesnake - widely distributed between the Mississippi and the Rockiesprairie rattlesnake - 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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Coming from a place where the reptiles didn't pack that kind of bite, Hull was nearly taken by surprise when he and his beagle, while out for a walk on the Fort Pierre National Grassland, encountered a prairie rattlesnake.
Clinical findings associated with prairie rattlesnake bites in dogs: 100 cases (1989-1998).
Seasonal and daily activity patterns in a Canadian population of the prairie rattlesnake, Crotalus viridis viridis.
I consider the experience a blessing since the afternoon before I had stepped over a 4-foot prairie rattlesnake while getting into another blind.
n Why dangerous: Black widow spider venom is 15 times as toxic as the venom of the Prairie Rattlesnake. But only a minute amount of the toxin is injected with a single bite by the spider, so they are rarely fatal.
There are several kinds of rattlesnakes in Canada, such as the massasauga rattlesnake in Ontario and the prairie rattlesnake. Unless you go to a zoo, you'll probably never see a poisonous snake in Canada.
"Over here is our calico prairie rattlesnake. Very rare."
Biochemical and physiological studies on a kallikrein-like enzyme from the venom of Crotalus viridis viridis (Prairie rattlesnake).
An experimental study of aggregation and thermoregulation in Prairie Rattlesnakes (Crotalus viridis viridis).
Trailing behavior in prairie rattlesnakes (Crotalus viridis).

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