Classification
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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
  • French
    • crotale des bois

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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salamander9505

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July 8, 2006

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This one saddened and infuriated me. I saw a truck in front of me swerve over to the opposite shoulder then back to his lane. Sadly, this protected species was just hit on purpose.

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happyherper

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September 6, 2015 07:47 AM CDT

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salamander9505

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April 12, 2005

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Seen on the road around 6pm

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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kaf568

Date

August 22, 2014

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First Snyder County record for this species, found while driving through the state forest at night while it was crossing the road.

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kaf568

Date

June 26, 2015 10:51 PM EDT

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Observed this individual crossing a road several hours after sunset. Of course I stopped and made sure that it made it across the road safely.

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scottwahlberg

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October 29, 2015

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jbaecher

Date

March 28, 2015 08:48 AM EDT

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Devil's Den, Arkansas

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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phototime

Date

October 21, 2015 12:57 PM CDT

Description

This Timber Rattler was approximately five feet long and had 14 buttons including tip of tail. The temperature at the time was in the lower 50s.

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christopher22

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May 26, 2011 02:34 PM EDT

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jtuttle

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July 7, 2013 05:41 PM EDT

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nlblock

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June 12, 2014 04:09 PM EDT

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Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

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sandboa

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February 20, 1993

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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.