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Timber Rattlesnake

Crotalus horridus


~ 61 cm female timber rattlesnake that appeared to have given birth recently


Limestone outcrop in thick rhododendron/mountain laurel habitat at a mixed species gestation site.


This species is venomous and should be observed from a respectful distance. *As this is a sensitive species, and like all species, is worthy of our protection, the locality information has been altered to protect this organism.

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maplemoth662 2 years ago

Photo No. 1: is a beautiful photo....

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 2 years ago

Awesome spotting. I particularly like the second photo as it shows the tail. He looks like he's not a happy camper. Great spotting, Lisa.

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Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Sep 3, 2017
Submitted on Jan 14, 2018

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