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All Names

  • English
    • Timber Rattlesnake
    • Canebrake Rattlesnake
    • Cane-brake rattlesnake
  • Scientific Names
    • Crotalus horridus
    • Crotalus atricaudatus
    • Crotalus horridus atricaudatus
    • Crotalus horridus horridus
  • German
    • Wald-Klapperschlange
  • Spanish
    • Cascabel de bandas

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Recent observations

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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johnwilliams

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the past

Description

Found in 2002

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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rmyoung99

Date

October 12, 2014

Description

42" Timber Rattlesnake

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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robin_boshears

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September 20, 2014 06:57 PM CDT

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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prattmj2

Date

October 8, 2014 06:11 PM CDT

Description

I just found this rare beauty unfortunately dead on the road in my neighborhood. Looks like she was ran over. Roughly 3ft, this female (black tapered tail) was a very healthy individual.

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

Observer

mcm

Date

October 6, 2014 06:54 PM CDT

Description

Approximately 30" long. Healthy appearance. Just before sundown. Crossing asphalt road from mowed yard to heavy woods. Woods are mixed oak Columbia Bottomlands in San Bernard River drainage approx .5 miles from river. 75 degrees clear calm.
7.24 miles to known population of Crotalus horridus at Big Pond unit of San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge

Camera phone from a safe distance.

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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cindy-sue

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October 3, 2014 10:59 PM CDT

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Timber rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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tx224

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October 2, 2014 05:43 PM CDT

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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jsinghur

Date

May 12, 2014 04:40 PM CDT

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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jsinghur

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May 12, 2014 04:40 PM CDT

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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jsinghur

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May 12, 2014 04:40 PM CDT

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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jsinghur

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May 12, 2014 04:40 PM CDT

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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jsinghur

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May 12, 2014 04:40 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.