Rattle snake resting in shade under house decking.
Arizona Black-Tailed Rattlesnake. Mescal Trail, Sedona, AZ
AOR on Hwy 118 S of Alpine, Texas. Imaged only. GTS 449. UTA DC 7216.
young snake, probably just ate a Peromyscus-sized rodent
AOR on Hwy 90. Imaged only. GTS 759. UTA DC 7288-89. Map point is approximate.
AOR old adult male on FM 2627. Imaged only. GTS 801. UTA DC 7428-29. Map point is approximate.
Crotalus molossus is a venomous pit viper species found in the southwestern United States and Mexico. Four subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.