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- Timber rattlesnake. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
Timber rattlesnakes are called timber because they are often found in forested areas. These venomous, or poisonous, snakes are generally not aggressive toward people unless they are being threatened or attacked. When rattlesnakes sense danger they rattle their tails to warn their attackers of...
- Initial Den Location Behavior in a Litter of Neonate Crotalus horridus (Timber Rattlesnakes). Cobb, Vincent A.; Green, J. Jeffrey; Worrall, Timothy; Pruett, Jake; Glorioso, Brad // Southeastern Naturalist;2005, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p723
In September 2003, we monitored the movements of a postpartum Crotalus horridus (Timber Rattlesnake) and her four neonates via radiotelemetry. Upon dispersal, two neonates maintained a close association with the mother, but within one week they were making independent movements. Total movement...
- Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci for... Villarreal, X.; Bricker, J. // Journal of Heredity;Mar/Apr96, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p152
Focuses on the genomic library which was screened for clones containing microsatellite loci of the timber rattlesnake Crotalus horridus. Technique used; Methods; Strategy used on the preparation of genomic DNA; Construction and screening of library; Materials used in preparation of...
- Timber rattlesnake facts. // New York State Conservationist;Aug2011, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p18
The article provides information on timber rattlesnakes.
- Ambush. Levin, Ted // Audubon;May/Jun2008, Vol. 110 Issue 3, p102
The article features the timber rattlesnakes found in northeastern U.S. These snakes are 52 inches long and weigh an average of three and a half pounds. Belonging to one of the 32 species of rattlesnakes which are all confined to the Western hemisphere, timber rattlesnakes are native to the U.S....
- Assuming the vertical. // Discover;Apr93, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p12
Reports on the discovery of a vertical position of the timber rattlesnake by William Brown and David Greenberg. Skyward extension of the upper body; Head poised for attack; Possible adaptation of hunting strategy.
- The belled viper. Weidensaul, Scott // Smithsonian;Dec97, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p98
Reports on the nature of timber rattlesnakes and efforts to study them and save them from extinction. Public image of them versus what scientists are learning about them; Range of the timber rattlesnake in the United States; Behavior; The ability of the females to reproduce without a mate;...
- A brief review of morphological variation in Natrix tessellata in Israel: between sides, among individuals, between sexes, and among regions. WERNER, Yehudah Leopold; SHAPIRA, Tal // Turkish Journal of Zoology;2011, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p451
After introducing the distribution and biology of Natrix tessellata in Israel, on the southern edge of its range, we address its intraspecific variation from the literature and examination of 262 museum specimens. Head pholidosis showed no significant directional asymmetry, but asymmetry in...
- The Secretive Timber Rattlesnake (Book). Nunn, Diane // School Library Journal;Dec90, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p94
Reviews the book "The Secretive Timber Rattlesnake," by Bianca Lavies.