Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus)
Timber Rattlesnake observed at Snake Road, Larue Pine Hills, Union county Illinois.
In bottomland near sry creek bed and some limestone which could serve as hibernaculua.
Juvenile canebrake we happened upon while taking a walk.
5'2" - large - defensive, not aggressive (see picture)
3.5' very healthy on county rd2135 Telephone Tx Fannin county
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.