a rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus horridus, of the eastern U.S., usually having the body marked with dark crossbands.
- Also called banded rattlesnake.
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The woodrat is probably one of the most important prey species for the timber rattlesnake.Ecological Observations on the Woodrat, Neotoma floridana | Henry S. Fitch
The timber rattlesnake has habitat preferences similar to those of the eastern woodrat.Ecological Observations on the Woodrat, Neotoma floridana | Henry S. Fitch