Discover the Largest Twin-Spotted Rattlesnake Ever Recorded

Unlike some of the more iconic rattlesnakes you may see in Hollywood productions, twin-spotted rattlesnakes are smaller snakes with somewhat slender bodies. But just how big can they get?

Let’s take a closer look at these unique rattlesnakes and discover the largest twin-spotted rattlesnake ever recorded!

These snakes are usually brown, reddish-brown, tan, gray, blueish-gray, brownish-gray, or even greenish grey in color, with rough, keeled scales, and delicate brown speckling.

What Do Twin-Spotted Rattlesnakes Look Like?

They usually grow between 20-24 inches long, although many are only 18 inches long on average. The largest twin-spotted rattlesnake ever recorded, however, grew to 26 inches in length.

What is the Largest  Twin-Spotted Rattlesnake Ever Recorded?

The eastern twin-spotted rattlesnake is endemic to Mexico and lives in Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, and southeastern Coahuila. The western twin-spotted rattlesnake, on the other hand, is endemic to Mexico and Arizona.

Where Do Twin-Spotted Rattlesnakes Live?

Baby rattlesnakes are around 6-8 inches long, and although small, they are venomous from the day they are born.

How Big Are Baby Twin-Spotted Rattlesnakes?