Rattlesnake Animal Pictures

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Iowa Snakes - Praire Rattlesnake
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timber rattlesnake on white background

Center frame on white isolate: A timber rattlesnake
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Timber rattlesnakes are highly venomous, but most are not likely to bite.

Timber Rattlesnake

Center frame on white isolate: A timber rattlesnake posed in a loose coil, it's head facing frame left., its forked tongue extended. The snake is a gold brown with distinct black markings.
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Otherwise known as the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake, the Florida rattler can be nearly eight feet long.

Florida Rattler
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Best Pet Snakes
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The gopher snake is commonly misidentified as a Rattlesnake because of its markings and defensive behavior. It may hiss loudly, flatten its head, vibrate the tail, and strike when annoyed.

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Rattlesnake bites can be dangerous but are very rarely fatal to humans. With proper medical treatment, including antivenin, bites are usually not serious.

Sidewinders have rough-textured scales.

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Venomous Sidewinder Rattlesnake (Crotalus cerastes) with forked tongue lying on the desert sand.

Most interesting reptiles in North America - Mojave Rattlesnake
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Largest Rattlesnake
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albinos western diamondback rattlesnake - Crotalus atrox, poisonous, white background

Largest Rattlesnake
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An Albino Western Diamondback Rattlesnake. The rattle of the rattlesnake is made up of a protein called keratin (the same protein that your hair and fingernails are made of). A new segment is added each time a rattlesnake sheds.

Largest Rattlesnake
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Western Rattlesnake coiled with rattle erect and forked tongue extended.

tiger rattlesnake coiled up on sand

Most Venomous Snakes in the World - Tiger Rattlesnake
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Tiger rattlesnakes have smaller heads than other rattlesnakes.

Prairie Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis)

Prairie Rattlesnake
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Prairie Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis) Venomous Snake

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Prairie rattlesnakes inhabit some areas of the Snake River.

A Western Rattlesnake flicking out its tongue in Colorado.

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Prairie rattlesnakes prefer grasslands, sagebrush, and sometimes high rocky ledges.

Coiled Rattlesnake closeup on gravel road

A brown prairie rattlesnake , coiled and ready to strike, against a neutral background od dirt and small pebbles.
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Snakes in Idaho - Prairie Rattlesnake
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eastern diamondback rattlesnake curled up in grass
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The eastern diamondback is the biggest rattlesnake in North America

rattlesnake in grass with venom
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Sometimes a non-venomous snake will adapt the color of a venomous snake.

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Baby rattlesnakes being born

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Rattlesnakes are born and don’t hatch from eggs that the mother lays.

baby rattlesnake portrait
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Young timber rattlesnake stretched out

baby rattlesnake hanging out
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Young timber rattlesnakes have brighter patterns than adults.

Coiled baby rattler

baby rattlesnake coiled
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Baby rattlesnakes are not as dangerous as adults. They have less venom because they're smaller!

This midget faded rattlesnake was photographed in southern Utah, close to Arches National Park.

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