Adult male found crossing road after dark during construction of the BP Mehoopany wind turbines. Imaged only. GTS 1373.
Young adult male found crossing roadway diurnally during construction of the BP Mehoopany wind turbines. Imaged only. GTS 1323.
DOR adult female on Holsapple Road. GTS 94. NYSM 2941.
AOR observed while leaving Shady Lake Campground and imaged by Ray and Dori Brooks.
I saw a canebrake rattlesnake (a subspecies of the timber) near Ocean Pond, in Osceola National Forest.
Found basking almost 3 feet off the ground on some vines. Was a beautiful guy as well, so just made the experience even more awesome!
Crotalus horridus, commonly known as timber rattlesnake, canebrake rattlesnake or banded rattlesnake, is a species of venomous pit viper found in the eastern United States. This is the only rattlesnake species in most of the populous northeastern United States. No subspecies is currently recognized.