timber rattlesnake

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timber rattlesnake

A venomous rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) of the central and eastern United States, typically having a yellowish-brown color and wide transverse bands on the back.
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tim′ber rat`tlesnake

a rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus, of the eastern U.S., usu. having dark crossbands..
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Noun1.timber rattlesnake - widely distributed in rugged ground of eastern United Statestimber rattlesnake - widely distributed in rugged ground of eastern United States
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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The company says the vaccine also offers good coverage against the venom of the sidewinder, the timber rattlesnake, the massasauga, and the pygmy rattler.
In early September, ECO Nathan Doig received information about an Instagram post referencing a timber rattlesnake being killed in the town of Hancock.
The timber rattlesnake measured in at 6 and a half feet long, (http://www.wkrn.com/news/huge-rattlesnake-found-in-backyard-of-cheatham-county-home/1183709841) according to WKRN-2 .
This vaccine was created specifically against venom from Western Diamondback rattlesnakes and is most effective against this snake's venom, but since venom from many other rattlesnakes is similar, this vaccine may also provide protection against venoms of the Prairie rattlesnake, Great Basic rattlesnake, Northern and Southern Pacific varieties, Sidewinder, Timber rattlesnake, Massasauga, and Copperhead.
In America's Snake, zoologist and snake enthusiast Ted Levin thoroughly recounts the anatomical marvels of the timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) from head to tail.
Male reproductive cycle, age at maturity, and cost of reproduction in the Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus).
The venom used in its production came from Western Diamondback Rattlesnakes, so it is considered most effective for that species, but it is assumed to protect against related venoms, such as the Western Rattlesnake (including the Prairie, Great Basin, Northern, and Southern Pacific varieties), Sidewinder, Timber Rattlesnake, Massasauga, and Copperhead.
He has fought against the ravages of overdevelopment in our state to help save indigenous wildlife, like the eastern timber rattlesnake and the barred owl, from local extinction.
Other than that, around 1812, one resident died following the bite of a timber rattlesnake. Mirick suspects the aggressive bloodletting treatment back then may have proven more lethal than the venom.
Other frequently observed species include rough green snake (Opheodrys aestivus; n = 40, 15.9% of total snakes observed) gray ratsnake (Pantherophis spiloides; n = 27, 10.7%), racer (Coluber constrictor; n = 18, 7.2%), and timber rattlesnake (n = 14, 5.6%).
In America, he spies on a timber rattlesnake as it hunts warm-blooded prey at night.
In America, David spies on a timber rattlesnake as it hunts warm-blooded prey at night.

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