To test whether mast cells could also reduce the toxicity of venom from snakes that didn't contain toxins comparable to sarafotoxin 6b, Galli and Metz tested the venom of the western diamondback rattlesnake
and the southern copperhead.
Key words: western diamondback rattlesnake
, Crotalus atrox, chemical cues, predatory behavior
And they also had to catch a western diamondback rattlesnake
they found at the same address.
This is in contrast to the western rattlesnake, Crotalus viridis, the western diamondback rattlesnake
, Crotalus atrox, the Mojave rattlesnake, Crotalus scutulatus and the tiger rattlesnake, Crotalus tigris in which the major period of spermiogenesis occurs in summer-autnumn (Aldridge 1979a, Jacob et al.
You're far safer dealing with crocodiles and western diamondback rattlesnakes
than the executives and the producers and all those sharks in the big MGM building.
Discrimination between envenomated and nonenvenomated prey by western diamondback rattlesnakes
(Crotalus atrox): Chemosensory consequences of venom.
Now, Krochmal and George Bakken, also of Indiana State, report on the first tests of whether the facial pits also help western diamondback rattlesnakes
protect themselves from overheating.
In the United States, two of the most deadly snakes are the eastern and western diamondback rattlesnakes
Male and female western diamondback rattlesnakes
(Crotalus atrox) also deserve a medal for muscle speed, as they can rattle their tails 90 times per second.
Subjects were eight adult western diamondback rattlesnakes
(Crotalus atrox), all adults ranging in snout-vent length from 60-90 cm.