Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus)

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Filename:
MCSJM00010
Description:
Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus)
Alternative names: Florida cottonmouth; water moccasin
Location: Florida
Behaviour: semi-aquatic viper (Agkistrodon piscivorus means 'fish eater')
Other notes: like all pit vipers, has pits on side of nose to detect body heat of prey; captive

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