ribbon_snake has definitions from the field of zoology
[ noun ] (zoology) slender yellow-striped North American garter snake; prefers wet places

Used in print

(Clifford H. Pope, The Giant Snakes....)

Laurence_M_._Klauber put length at maturity at two thirds the ultimate length for some rattlesnakes , and Charles_C_._Carpenter 's data on Michigan garter and ribbon_snakes ( Thamnophis ) show that the smallest gravid females are more_than half as long as the biggest adults .

Carpenter 's study showed that female common garter and ribbon_snakes of Michigan mature at about the age of two .

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