Sentence Examples


  • The prairie rattlesnake is common in the dry plains country.
  • Of reptiles, the rattlesnake and copperhead are the only poisonous species, but numerous harmless varieties are common.
  • In 1908 there were 8 quarries at Concord, all on Rattlesnake Hill, and all within 2 m.
  • Poisonous or noxious animals usually have some special advertising attribute, sometimes the display of conspicuous coloration, as in the skunk; sometimes the emission of sound as in the rattlesnake; sometimes a combination of the two, as in the common porcupine and the large black scorpions of Africa and India.
  • To Edward Jenner we owe the discovery that vaccination protects against smallpox, and it is now generally acknowledged that smallpox and vaccine are ' Quoted by Weir Mitchell, "Researches on the Venom of the Rattlesnake," Smithsonian Contributions (1860), p. 97.
 

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