Highland moccasin

Highland moccasin

Highland moccasin is a common name that may refer to any of the following venomous North American pit vipers:Wright AH, Wright AA. 1957. Handbook of Snakes. Comstock Publishing Associates. (7th printing, 1985). 1105 pp. ISBN 0-8014-0463-0.]

* "Agkistrodon contortrix", a.k.a. the copperhead.
* "Agkistrodon piscivorus", a.k.a. the cottonmouth.

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