Agkistrodon contortrix

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Synonyms for Agkistrodon contortrix

common coppery brown pit viper of upland eastern United States

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Once when my dog, Bear, saw a copperhead snake, he put himself in front of me and chased it.
Researchers at the University of South California have discovered that a protein from the venom of the southern copperhead snake can reduce the growth of breast cancer tumours.
Some concept tire designs follow form more than function, such as the one that looked like a copperhead snake, designed by Bill Ratliff, a 1990 industrial design graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit.
When viewed in its entirety, the center console and instrument pod has an uncanny likeness to the head of a copperhead snake.
The Plaintiffs, Jason and Shelley Wylie, sued Jerry and Carol Livezey, the Defendants, for fraud and violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, alleging that the property they were sold was infested with copperhead snakes, and that the Livezeys' failed to disclose the presence of snakes.
We would run into copperhead snakes, he said, if not the bikers and meth cookers recently discovered on the property.
With exquisite paintings by Caldecott Honor artist Steve Jenkins, Betsy Franco offers a series of lyrical ruminations on such phenomena as the hexagons to be found in beehives, the "kaleidoscope shapes in flight" of moths, the "careful formation" of foraging ants, the diamond and triangular patterns on the backs of copperhead snakes, the delicate tapestries spun by spiders, the bright starry shapes of sea stars.
Anyhow, regarding the "Hills are alive" letter from Barbara in Arkansas with the copperhead snakes in and around her chicken house.