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This is an online PDF version of the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Stewardship Guide.  Funding provided by Parks Canada; and by the Government of Canada as part of the Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk, a partnership-based conservation initiative sponsored by the Government of Canada, and distributed on behalf of the Toronto Zoo and the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Recovery Team.

Editing: West Hawk Associates
Layout and Design: Neglia Design Inc.
Illustrations: Wally Edwards

All photos and illustrations are copyrighted by the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Recovery Team and Toronto Zoo.  We thank the following people for loan of slides:

Christ Burns, Frank Burrows, Scott Gillingwater, Bob Johnson, Robert Gray, John Middleton, Chris Parent and Paul Pratt.


Section 1: Introduction (1.1 MB)

Section 2: The Physical, Behavioural and Genetic Characteristics of the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake (7.3 MB)

Section 3: Identifying Ontario's Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake And its Look-Alikes (6.9 MB)

Section 4: Rattlesnake Safety (895 kB)

Section 5: Living Near Ontario's Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake (16.6 MB)

Section 6: Legislation, Provincial Policy and Status (615 kB)

Section 7: Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake: Information and Contacts (1.1 MB)

Franšais: Le Guide de Bonne Intendance Du Crotale Massasauga de l'Est (17 MB)

 

Hard copies of the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Stewardship Guide are available by contacting:

Andrew Lentini
Metro Toronto Zoo
361A Old Finch Avenue
Scarborough, ON
Canada, M1B 5K7
alentini@torontozoo.ca


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