garter snake

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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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34) Moreover, wetland dependent species, such as the giant garter snake, Western pond turtle, and tri-colored blackbird, have declined to such an extent that they only exist in small remnant populations.
and an American robin was seen carrying a juvenile common garter snake, Thamnophis sirtalis (Jayne and Bennett, 1990).
The Common Garter Snake has a statewide distribution (Ballinger et al.
As simple as this task may seem, it was made considerably more difficult by the family of garter snakes that had taken up residence in the scarecrow's stuffing.
Gardeners in northern Maine have only one snake to watch for: the garter snake.
The story follows young Moody Cow, who is distressed when friend Bully captures a wild garter snake and feeds a live cricket to it.
Mr Lavell, visiting schools as part of natural history service, also showed pupils a garter snake, a red tarantula and a kinkajou, a bear/monkey-ike animal from South America.
1A DOUBLE-headed garter snake is starring in an exhibition in Basle, Switzerland.
The garter snake that slipped inside during the night was just as excited about it as I was.
These species include the endangered San Francisco garter snake, the endangered tidewater goby, the threatened steelhead trout, and threatened California red-legged frog.
Circus Tavern packed - even a garter snake smothered in Vaseline couldn't slide in here.
hissed the petite garter snake to the venomous cobra.
There's all sorts of saucy footage here provided under the rubric of "education": cicada sex, gelada baboon boinking, red-sided garter snake orgies and the riflebird mating ritual, which is something virtually out of Stanley Kubrick's "Eyes Wide Shut.