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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Crotalus atrox


Rattlesnake at Galveston Island beach in Texas.

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Logan Pinty
Logan Pinty 8 years ago

Amazing snake

17chszeman 10 years ago

Rattlesnakes are named from the vibratin rattle on their tails to warn away pretadors

Amazing picture! Can I use this for educational programming?

Jaime Gonzalez
Katy Prairie Conservancy

CarMaxwell 11 years ago

Thank you for the id suggestion.

CarMaxwell 11 years ago

Yes, he was rattling, I used a telephoto of course! He was one the dunes where we were walking back from the beach.

LisaPowers 11 years ago

Lovely Western Diamondback!

EmilyMarino 11 years ago


Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 11 years ago

B e a u tiful spotting!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 11 years ago

That's a great warning stance! Awesome shot!

geertvd 11 years ago

Nice! Is it my imagination, or is he actually using his rattle at that moment ? (it looks like it's moving)

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Texas, USA

Spotted on Mar 7, 2009
Submitted on Aug 31, 2012

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