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Photos / Sounds

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What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 16, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder (Crotalus cerastes laterorepens) Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

declan

Date

May 14, 2015 07:21 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Tracked him to the base of a bush.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

gregwatson

Date

May 5, 2015 08:35 PM PDT

Description

Crotalus cerastes ssp cerastes, cruising/hunting

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

gregwatson

Date

May 5, 2015 08:22 PM PDT

Description

Crotalus cerastes ssp cerastes, cruising/hunting

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

gregwatson

Date

May 1, 2015 08:39 PM PDT

Description

Crotalus cerastes ssp cerastes, about 9" and 14". No obvious interaction between them.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

gregwatson

Date

April 30, 2015 08:56 PM PDT

Description

Crotalus cerastes ssp cerastes, cruising/hunting

Photos / Sounds

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

gregwatson

Date

April 30, 2015 08:21 PM PDT

Description

Crotalus cerastes ssp cerastes, cruising/hunting

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

gregwatson

Date

April 30, 2015 08:00 PM PDT

Description

Crotalus cerastes ssp cerastes, hunting/cruising

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

markae

Date

September 4, 2009 01:00 AM PDT

Description

Large adult, ca 80 deg F

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

mstepek

Date

May 1, 2015 09:07 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

xantusiahunter

Date

April 30, 2015 07:16 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

xantusiahunter

Date

April 30, 2015 06:42 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Crotalus cerastes is a venomous pit viper species belonging to the genus Crotalus (rattlesnakes) and found in the desert regions of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. Three subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.

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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.