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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Crotalus oregus

Description:

I saw this snake at the Berlin Zoo. The color pattern has a dark-brown, dark-gray, olive-brown, or sometimes black or pale yellowish ground color overlaid dorsally with a series of large, dark blotches with uneven white edges.

Habitat:

This species is found in North America in the western United States, parts of British Columbia, and northwestern Mexico.

Notes:

There are seven subspecies are currently recognized. It is a venomous snake.

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Berlin, Germany

Lat: 52.52, Long: 13.41

Spotted on Apr 1, 2016
Submitted on Apr 4, 2016

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