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Agkistrodon piscivorus


Agkistrodon piscivorus is a venomous snake, a species of pit viper, found in the southeastern ... Common names include variants on water moccasin, swamp moccasin, black moccasin, cottonmouth, gapper...

Facts About Water Moccasin (Cottonmouth) Snakes - Live Science


Nov 21, 2014 ... The cottonmouth snake, also know as water moccasin, is North America's only poisonous water snake.

Water Moccasin Information & Facts


First off, I want to clear any confusion. A Water Moccasin and a Cottonmouth are the same species of snake, Agkistrodon piscivorus “hooked-tooth fish-eater”.

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Apr 21, 2013 ... Water snake that keeps eating my small ducks and frogs. He won't be a problem anymore. Had to disable the comments due to snake lovers ...

Cottonmouth Fact Sheet - National Zoo - Smithsonian


Because they spend much of their time in water, and water draws away heat more quickly than air, they must ... These snakes are also called water moccasins .

Species Profile: Cottonmouth / Water Moccasin (Agkistrodon ...


Description: Cottonmouths are venomous semi-aquatic snakes often referred to as “water moccasins.” They have large, triangular heads with a dark line through  ...

water moccasin Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...


water moccasin or cottonmouth, highly venomous snake , Ancistrodon piscivorus, of the swamps and bayous of the S United States. Like the...

Water Moccasin VS. Water Snake


Comparing their markings to a water moccasin can confuse the casual glance. Rest assured, a brochure provided by the GA DNR contains excellent advice, ...

Snake Bites: Types, Symptoms & Treatments - Healthline


Aug 5, 2014 ... These snakes are found in the southeastern states, in or near water. ... Copperhead snake bites share symptoms with water moccasin snake ...

Cottonmouth Snake - DesertUSA


The cottonmouth water moccasin is the only venomous semiaquatic snake in the Unites States. Pictures and more information.

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata Family: Viperidae Genus: Agkistrodon
Species: Agkistrodon piscivorus
The Western Cottonmouth is a dark, faintly patterned snake, best known for its defensive posterior of a gaping mouth. It is so named because of the white lining of the mouth cavity. In fact, the... More »
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Venomous Water Moccasin or Harmless Watersnake?


Jul 1, 2011 ... There are many harmless watersnakes (genus Nerodia) that are frequently confused with venomous Water Moccasins a.k.a. Cottonmouths ...

water moccasin flier


Yes, some species of snakes, including the Water. Moccasin (Agkistrodon piscivorous), also known as the. Cottonmouth, are venomous and therefore a potential.

5 Ways How to Tell the Difference Between Cottonmouths (Water


Nov 4, 2013 ... Instinct would tell me it was a water moccasin. ... Not only is that a Northern Water Snake (not a Copperhead) but this picture was taken in Iowa, ...