garter snake

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  • noun

Synonyms for garter snake

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

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Homogeneity of the genetic variance-covariance matrix for antipredator traits in two populations of the garter snake Thamnophis ordinoides.
Similarly, HDD work within the two natural areas was scheduled for summer to minimize impacts to wetlands and the giant garter snake.
Evidence for selection on thermoregulation: Effects of temperature on embryo mortality in the garter snake Thamnophis elegans.
Garter snakes and others that hunt less wily creatures have fangs in the back of their mouths.
He said: "This is a red-sided garter snake and I'm afraid it would see a garden pond full of fish and frogs as a bit like dropping in to McDonald's.
He passed a green garter snake slithering through the grass.
Included are 27 birds, such as the brown pelican, California condor, and sandhill crane; 21 mammals, such as the kit fox, wolverine, and bighorn sheep; 10 amphibians, such as the Shasta salamander, black toad, and red-legged frog; and 10 reptiles, such as the desert tortoise, barefoot gecko, and giant garter snake.
Geographic variation in reproductive characteristics among Canadian populations of the common garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis).
The construction of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) extension to San Francisco International Airport has been stalled for a second time after a dead garter snake - one of an endangered species - was discovered.
The zoo's chief executive, Roger Edwards, told police the garter snake had been stolen from Glasgow Zoo.
In the last year, a thief waddled off with an otter from the Oakland Zoo, someone flew the coop with three eagles at the Santa Barbara Zoo, miscreants slithered off with a rare garter snake from the San Francisco Zoo, and there was some unfortunate monkey business involving two tamarinds who disappeared from the Micke Grove Zoo near Lodi.
The total number of treated wildlife is four: a garter snake and a western toad (which were treated and released), a Woodhouse's toad (which will be released today) and a warbler (which is being cleaned).
only children notice, dragonfly, garter snake, June bug.
So, Glenda, my suggestion is, find yourself a starving garter snake and transplant him to your garden beds