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Timber Rattlesnake (Southern Variation)

Crotalus horridus


Approximately 55 inches in length with 16 rattles; this Timber Rattlesnake possessed dark bands with the reddish stripe along the midorsal region as well as the dark band behind the eye characterizing this as the southern variation


Found sunbathing on the road leading into the park at Bodie Island Lighthouse by a wooded area and wetland

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TerrenceRoss 8 years ago

Rare shot

Doug Sires
Doug Sires 8 years ago

Beautiful coloration.

LisaPowers 8 years ago

Beautiful spotting!

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North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jun 15, 2010
Submitted on Nov 4, 2012

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