Antonyms for cottonmouths

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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.