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Prairie Rattlesnake

Crotalus viridis viridis


Adult male Prairie Rattlesnake found basking at the base of a Yucca Plant in the afternoon sun.


Semi-arid grasslands, shrublands, plains, dry sandy soil, predominant vegetation: prairie grasses, banana yucca, juniper, sagebrush

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LisaPowers 9 years ago

Wow! Another terrific series. I love the third pic especially!

Please be sure to add this to the Snakes of the United States – CSC mission to help with their citizen science project!

GeoffreyPalmer 9 years ago

Great color and posture! Please consider adding this spotting to the Snakes of the Southwest Mission!

Art3 9 years ago

Nice photo & snake

Kevin Kavi
Kevin Kavi 10 years ago

I love reptiles!!!

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Keenesburg, Colorado, USA

Spotted on May 31, 2011
Submitted on Jun 11, 2011

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