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Synonyms for garter snake

any of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes

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Plains Garter Snakes were the 3rd most common species captured in trapping arrays on Mormon and Shoemaker islands (Table 1).
I stood by with a flat, rusty shovel, ready to wallop any garter snake that tried to wriggle its way up anyone's pant leg.
A four bedroom home in Idaho, USA, has been slashed in price by $66,000 because it is infested with thousands of garter snakes.
A similar finding has been reported in garter snakes (Halpern & Kubie, 1984; Kubie & Halpern, 1979).
She also includes some very unusual creatures that may be less familiar to children, like the weaver bird with its intricate nest and red-sided garter snakes of Manitoba who hibernate in communal pits.
Lucy and Benjamin introduce their city cousin Gabe to the natural wonders of his own city (ranging from Norway rats and centipedes to garter snakes and peregrine falcons) and then meet with him in the later books to observe glaciers and salmon-fishing bears, eagles and rattlesnakes.
5%), plainbelly water snakes (Nerodia erythrogaster) and common garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis) were detected during two surveys (25%); and brown snakes (Storeria dekayi) and a single northern water snake were sighted during one survey (12.
Prior research has shown realistic eyes elicit the most anti-predator striking responses in neonate eastern garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis).
Patterns of mortality in a cold-climate population of garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis).
Garter snakes and others that hunt less wily creatures have fangs in the back of their mouths.
Garter snakes, corn snakes and others that hunt less volatile creatures do just fine with fangs in the back of their mouth.
ENERGY ALLOCATION TO GROWTH BY JUVENILE GARTER SNAKES (THAMNOPHIS SIRTALIS) FROM TWO POPULATIONS COLLECTED IN DIFFERENT THERMAL ENVIRONMENTS.
In "Everyone Was in Love," a poem in which his two little children, Maud and Fergus, appear naked in a doorway with garter snakes draped over them like clothes, we find this startling passage: "Inside the double-hinged jaw, a frog's green / webbed hind feet were being drawn, / like a diver's, very slowly as if into deepest waters.
One researcher conducted tests that indicated yellow-legged frog tadpoles avoid native garter snakes, but not non-native rainbow trout.