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Lance-Headed Rattlesnake

Crotalus polystictus


light brown snake,w/ dark brown spots on it's back, triangular shaped head,


Los Angeles Zoo In California.

No species ID suggestions


Desmond.E.S.O 3 years ago

Sorry... I meant to say Lance-headed rattlesnake, and by the way, I found the scientific name.

AshleyT 3 years ago

Lacehead rattler isn't a thing. There is a lancehead viper, but they do not have rattles. Lancehead vipers are in the genus Bothrops. It looks like B. alternatus but I'm not sure of that.

Desmond.E.S.O 3 years ago

I think that it may be a Lacehead Rattler, but I had a hard time finding the scientific name.

L.A., California, USA

Lat: 34.15, Long: -118.29

Spotted on Oct 13, 2013
Submitted on Dec 18, 2014

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