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Prairie Rattlesnake

Crotalus viridis

Description:

adult rattlesnake - sex unknown

Habitat:

rock outcrop on a hogback mountain

Notes:

The snake's temperature was 91 degrees (taken with a temp gun). It never became defensive and we left it alone in its hibernacula.

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Colorado, USA

Spotted on Apr 27, 2013
Submitted on Apr 29, 2013

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