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Crotalus cerastes

Description:

17-32 3/8". A rough-scaled rattler with prominent triangular, hornlike projection over each eye. Scales keeled, in 21-23 rows.

Habitat:

Arid desert flatland with sandy washes or mesquite-crowned sand hammocks; below sea level to 5,000'

Notes:

Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians. National Audubon Society

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merarimoho
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merarimoho

Boulder City, Nevada, USA

Spotted on Sep 4, 2013
Submitted on Sep 10, 2013

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