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The North American copperhead snake.
- ‘BTW, the highland moccasins are like the cottonmouths, but don't live in the water.’
- ‘They are also known as the highland moccasin because of their highland habitat and the Native American word for these snakes is mokasen.’
- ‘In fact, the cottonmouth was called the lowland moccasin and the copperhead was called the highland moccasin.’
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