hognose snake

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hognose snake ‎(plural hognose snakes)

  1. A colubrid snake, from any of three genera, characterized by an upturned snout and notorious for playing dead when threatened.
    1. Heterodon (United States and northern Mexico)
    2. Leioheterodon (Madagascar)
    3. Lystrophis (South America)