Massasauga Rattlesnake Sistrurus Catenatus

This is a mind map about the endangered species of the massasauga rattlesnake.

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Massasauga Rattlesnake Sistrurus Catenatus by Mind Map: Massasauga Rattlesnake Sistrurus Catenatus

1. Apperance

1.1. dark brown to black blotches

1.2. rattle is a greyish yellow

1.3. grows to about 70 cm long.

1.4. The snake is grey or brown

1.5. its tail ends in a rattle made of loosely attached pieces of horn that knock against each other and make a buzzing sound.

1.6. It has a triangle-shaped head

2. Diet (Carnivour)

2.1. Food

2.1.1. Small Rodents

2.1.2. Smaller Snakes

2.1.3. Insects

2.1.4. Birds

2.1.5. Frogs

2.2. Water/Drink

3. Cooperating for Conservation

3.1. Cut down less trees in order to protect its habitat

3.2. If you see the snake dont pick it up or kill it (it wont do anything to you if you leave it ALONE)

4. Behavior

4.1. Migrates/Hibernates

4.2. Active during warm weather

4.3. Mother snakes will protect its children very fiercely even when in stomach

5. Biome

5.1. Forests/Lakes

5.1.1. Under logs

5.1.2. Tree roots

5.1.3. Wet Praries

5.1.4. Marshes along rivers

5.2. Massasauga Rattlesnake needs a habitat with food, shelter and water,temperature,air

6. Threats

6.1. Preys

6.1.1. Hawks

6.1.2. Racoons

6.1.3. Foxes

6.1.4. Larger Snakes

6.1.5. Humans

6.2. Habitat Loss

7. Breeding

7.1. Breeds in fall or spring

7.2. Mother snake gives birth in early age

8. Range

8.1. Eastern Mississauga to Southern Ontario

8.2. Northeastern Missouri

8.3. Eastern Newyork to Southern Iowa

9. Reasorces, Pictures,dMaps and Videos

9.1. http://www.massasauga.ca/

9.2. http://www.herpnet.net/Iowa-Herpetology/images/stories/reptiles/snakes/Sistrurus_massasuaga_rattlesnake/Sistrurus_massasauga_03_02_S.jpg

9.3. http://www.dec.ny.gov/images/wildlife_images/fsmassma.gif

9.4. http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10370_12145_12201-32995--,00.html

9.5. http://www.pc.gc.ca/canada/pn-tfn/images/rattle.jpg

9.6. Video link:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQaSx811elo