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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
Western Diamondback Rattlesnake323 locationsReptile/Amphibian
.: johnlp :.
Sep 11 2011
Weaver's Needle Loop from Peralta T
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Sep 29 2020
CCRP 4 Trail Loop
ID425  URL
TypeReptile/Amphibian
FamilyViperidae - Vipers
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Crotalus atrox

Common Names
aka buzztail, buzzworm. Crotalus atrox
Habitat
desert foothills, rocky outcrops, shrubland, dry sandy washes
Description
generally colored a shade of dark or light brown. Its pattern is a distinctive row of large, dark diamond shapes edged in yellow trim, running down the length of its body. The diamonds fade to dark rings around the tail, where the distinctive rattle begins. A dark stripe edged in yellow runs back from the mouth to the eyes on each side of the head. There is no significant difference in appearance between males and females except that males are generally larger. They grow to an average length of 4½ feet, but can reach a maximum length 6½ feet. source: Wikipedia
Comments
Most common encountered snake in the AZ desert terrain.
All Months
1453 Photos
Jan
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Feb
27
Mar
162
Apr
203
May
113
Jun
84
Jul
116
Aug
241
Sep
333
Oct
127
Nov
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Dec
1
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