RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 50670730 LA English T1 Cottonmouths A1 Feldman, Heather., PB PowerKids Press PP New York YR 2004 SN 0823967220 9780823967223 AB These large pit vipers live near swamps, lakes, rivers, and shallow pools. This is the reason they are also called water moccasins. Cottonmouths open their white, cotton-colored mouths whenever they wish to frighten enemies. Students will learn about this fish-eating snake's senses and how it locates prey or predators with them. They will also learn about the Cottonmouth's hemotoxic venom, which is used to make antivenin for treating snakebites.