common garter snake

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Synonyms for common garter snake

a garter snake that is widespread in North America

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Eastern garter snakes were collected on UMBS property and other areas adjacent, as part of a larger study on mechanistic aspects of predator-prey interactions between this predator and American toads (Heinen, 1993; 1994 a, b).
Between-species differences for green frogs and leopard frogs in the probability of contact (a) and capture after contact (b) by eastern garter snakes.
Hayes (1989) and Heinen (1994a) showed that newly metamorphosed American toads also responded in these generalized ways in the presence of eastern garter snakes, and other work has reported some analogous behaviors in other species preyed upon by visually oriented snakes (e.
chemical cues used by eastern garter snakes in locating prey is a matter of some debate (e.
Since motion is an important cue for eastern garter snakes in capturing amphibian prey (Heinen, 1995), this response may have had the effect of allowing snakes to follow green frogs more easily, leading to the higher rate of contact observed here.
americanus), and mechanisms of hunting by eastern garter snakes (Thamnophis s.
Predator cues and prey responses: A test using eastern garter snakes (Thamnophis s.
There were 84 brown snakes (Storeia dekayi dekayi), 84 eastern garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis), one milk snake (Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum), five eastern plains garters, two eastern massasauga, three Kirtland's snakes, 13 northern water snakes (Nerodia sipedon sipedon), and seven redbelly snakes (Storeia occipitomaculata).
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