Southern Cotton Mouth


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  • Agkistrodon piscivorus
  • “Water Moccasin”
  • Field Collected
  • Unsexed
  • Approximately 12 – 16 Inches In Length But Can Get Up To 48 Inches
  • Originating In The United States Ranging From Texas Through To Florida
  • These Are Pit Vipers That Use Facial Pits That Sense Heat To Detect Prey
  • Females Can Bear Litters Of 1-20 Live Young Every 2-3 Years At A Time
  • These Snakes Get Their Name From The White Coloration Of Their Mouth That They Display When They Feel Threatened
  • Unlike Most Water Snakes That Will Flee When Found On Land Or In A Tree These Snakes Will Stand Their Ground And Gape At Predators To Deter Them
  • This Snake Comes In Wide Variety Of Patterns From Dark Dorsal Stripes Against A Yellow Back To Dark Brown And Black With A Yellow Sulfur Tail To Lure Prey With
  • These Are Intelligent Opportunistic Hunters Feeding On Live And Frozen/Thawed Medium Rats
  • Highly Venomous
  • Please Know Your State Laws Before Inquiring
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