cottonmouth : Definition, Usages, News and More

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ko tuhn mowth

  • n  venomous semiaquatic snake of swamps in southern United States

  • Fortnight ago three-year-old Donald Richardson left Kansas City General Hospital after being cured of Purpura hemorrhagica (capillary bleeding) by injections of cottonmouth venom.
  • Others were massasauga and pigmy rattler (Sistrurus family), copperhead and cottonmouth moccasin (Agkistrodon family), coral and harlequin (Micrurus family).
News & Articles

  • Metro East tenants plagued by snakes, some fear they are venomous
    ( -- Imagine walking out your door to see a large snake curled up on your front porch. It happened to an East St. Louis woman who says it’s a growing problem at her apartment complex. Jill Hoskins told News 4 she believes the snake she saw Tuesday was poisonous and that children there are at risk. Hoskins said the snake was a Cottonmouth, and whilee that would be unusual because ...
    June 19, 2013 - KMOV St. Louis

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