timber rattlesnake

noun
a rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus horridus, of the eastern U.S., usually having the body marked with dark crossbands.
Also called banded rattlesnake.


Origin:
1890–95

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Learn to identify, by sight, the copperhead and timber rattlesnake.
Unlike the timber rattlesnake, the bullsnake has a heavily patterned head and a pointed tail.
These areas are suitable habitat for pine snake and timber rattlesnake.
Rare species, other than birds, include timber rattlesnake and spotted salamander.
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