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Timber Rattlesnakes Help Keep Lyme Disease In Check
2013-08-06 08:23:05

Timber rattlesnake indirectly benefits humankind by keeping Lyme disease in check.

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2010-04-21 08:41:07

Like the canary in the coal mine, the timber rattlesnake may be telling us something about the environment we share.

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2008-08-12 15:34:14

A Canadian graduate student is exploring why rattlesnakes in southeastern Alberta slither onto, and often die, on the asphalt blacktop of the regions roads.

2008-08-11 18:00:00

Conservationists in Wisconsin said they're trying to restore the state's Massasauga rattlesnake population. Massasauga and timber rattlesnakes were once found in every county in the state.

2008-07-14 12:00:13

By Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Jul.

2008-07-13 15:00:07

FRANKFORT, Ky. - State conservation officers seized more than 125 venomous snakes, arrested 10 people and cited one other Thursday after a nearly two-year undercover investigation of those who allegedly illegally possessed, imported and trafficked the deadly reptiles.

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2005-07-10 16:29:03

The ponytailed environmentalist hiked down the ridge, over the gray rocks and matted brown leaves, stopped among the hardwoods, and said, "Right down the side, it's prime country here."

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2005-06-13 21:07:31

It may not matter to people who hate snakes, but researchers at Washington University have discovered that rattlers are adaptable and have some interesting habits.


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