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bullsnake

[boo l-sneyk] /ˈbʊlˌsneɪk/
noun
1.
any of several large North American constrictors of the genus Pituophis, as the gopher snake and pine snake, that feed chiefly upon small rodents.
Also, bull snake.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85, Americanism; bull1 + snake
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  • To submit a bullsnake sighting, please complete as much of the information below as you think is worth noting.
  • Unlike the timber rattlesnake, the bullsnake has a heavily patterned head and a pointed tail.
  • As a defense mechanism, a bullsnake will shake its tail to imitate a rattlesnake.
  • They generally avoid the wetlands and denser vegetation of the uplands that the bullsnake prefers.
  • The report of a bullsnake could not be verified by this survey.

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