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, or simply viper. Many of the ...
Nov 21, 2014 ... The cottonmouth snake, also know as water moccasin, is North America's only poisonous water snake.
Jul 1, 2011 ... There are many harmless watersnakes (genus Nerodia) that are frequently confused with venomous Water Moccasins a.k.a. Cottonmouths ...
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. This is a heavy-bodied aquatic snake that inhabits the southern US. They are fairly common in Florida. This one was caught in Orlando.
Nov 4, 2013 ... I've never seen a Copperhead in the water though; my guess is that it's a relatively rare .... Instinct would tell me it was a water moccasin.
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”.
Jun 27, 2017 ... The water moccasin, also known as the cottonmouth, is a pit viper. It has a stout body and a triangular head and is always found near water.