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Back Cover

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"Back Cover" for the May 2003 Missouri Conservationist.

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Missouri Copperheads

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They are vital to the natural scene, they rarely bite, they never kill.

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Osage Copperhead

Agkistrodon contortrix phaeogaster
Copperheads are pit vipers, with an opening on each side of the head and (in daylight) eyes with catlike, vertical pupils (our nonvenomous snakes have round pupils).

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Osage Copperhead

Video of an Osage copperhead in the wild.

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Snakebytes

Missourians' risk of death by snakebite is on par with the odds of being struck by falling space debris.

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Snakes of Missouri

Coil up to some of Missouri's most misunderstood cold-blooded residents with this video.

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