Synonyms for cottonmouths
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COTTONMOUTHS
Accounts in the literature of 15 litters of cottonmouths fix the time of birth as August and September.
Cottonmouths, like other pit-vipers, have their teeth reduced in number and have enlarged, highly specialized fangs.
In 1963 I examined the fangs of 14 cottonmouths at four- to seven-day intervals for a period of six weeks.
I found a double set of fangs in cottonmouths only twice in the six-week period.
Interspecific competition may be reduced somewhat by cottonmouths sometimes feeding on water-snakes.
Cottonmouths can often be found here, lying in or beside the small trickles.
The only records of growth increments in a natural population of cottonmouths are those in Table 11.
Stabler (1951:91) showed weight and length relationships in two cottonmouths for a period of six and one-half years.
In Florida, cottonmouths shed four to six times a year, according to rate of growth (Allen and Swindell, 1948:7).
When pools of water begin to dry up toward the end of summer, cottonmouths often congregate and feed on dying fish.