Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake


Scientific name: Crotalus atrox

Type: Reptitle

Family: Viperdiae (Vipers)

Size: Up to 5 feet in length

Weight: 3 to 6 pounds

Life Span: More than 20 years





Slithering Along

Sally King/NPS

Rattling

Doug Von Gausig (CC BY-NC-SA)