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Water Snake

[′wȯd·ər ‚snāk]
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Although Conway (1978) states that eight snake species were observed, he mentions only six by name: cottonmouth, copperhead, timber rattlesnake, gray ratsnake, water snake (Nerodia sp.
The down-trodden native is Natrix Natrix cypriaca, or Cyprus water snake, a critically endangered species of snake that breeds on the banks of the reservoir.
The Lake Erie water snake is also polymorphic, ranging from banded to unbanded (uniform) gray coloration.
Dive times of free-living northern water snakes (Nerodia sipedon) on Beaver Island in northern Lake Michigan were recorded while the snakes foraged offshore.
Lake Erie water snakes use habitat composed of shorelines that are rocky or contain limestone/dolomite shelves and ledges for sunning and shelter.
There are relatively few Lake Erie water snakes in these areas and they often interbreed with other snakes.
Still and staring, the mounts leave the museum eerily quiet - save for the occasional screech of an African gray parrot or the gurgling of the aquarium that is home to a trio of Vietnamese water snakes.
It's called Snake Canyon because there are water snakes in the pools you have to swim through.
In "A la derive" a log, as it floats down the river, exchanges views with water snakes, who, like men, are "full of jealousy and rivalry.
At dusk we would flood the rushing stream with our headlamps, and the waters would come alive with minnows, crayfish, and water snakes.
Mornings I surveyed the sparkle, the surface - beads of ebony that moved like water snakes, or sauntered, rasping in one long breath - no beginning or end - a perennial inhaling of light, or exhaling the dark bowels of her depths.
Add couple of non- poisonous water snakes to the picture, and you have the stuff adventure tales are made up off.