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Timber Rattlesnake

Crotalus horridus

Description:

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

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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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2 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

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

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year 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.

LisaPowers
Spotted by
LisaPowers

Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.72, Long: -83.82

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

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