SOLUTION TO EXERCISES: LESSON 1
injured, trapped, or somehow disturbed.
Gila monster and beaded lizard.
They have grooved teeth and venom glands.
In the southwestern part of the U.S. and in Mexico.
Cobra, mamba, krait, coral, and venomous snakes of Australia.
Eastern, Texas, Arizona, or Sonoran.
Neurotoxic and potent.
Bodied, heads, blotches or cross bands.
Moccasins, new world pit vipers, bushmasters, massasaugas and pygmy
rattlesnakes. (para 1-2e)
Rattlesnakes, moccasins, and copperheads.
From the deep pit between the eye and nostril on each side of the head.
It lives in dry desert areas, grassy plains, forests, and in rocky areas.
Yes, by its rattles.
In the southern Mississippi Valley states eastward to Florida.
When the cottonmouth becomes excited, it coils its head back with its mouth open
and reveals the white inside, its mouth (hence "cottonmouth"). (para 1-4b)
In the eastern half of the U.S. from Texas to the east coast.
Its length is from 2 to 4 feet long and its head is the color of copper or reddish
brown with an hourglass shape on its back. (para 1-4c)