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Recent observations

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What

Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

scutdude

Date

August 24, 1991

Description

Tipton Road between I-10 and SR-111, Riverside County, CA; 24 August 1991

Photos / Sounds

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

iwv_rosy

Date

September 8, 2016 10:23 PM PDT

Description

A newborn sidewinder found road cruising.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

scutdude

Date

August 29, 2004

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

scutdude

Date

May 4, 2014 06:33 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sonoran Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cercobombus

Observer

billygdvm

Date

September 7, 2014 09:06 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

dean_leavitt

Date

October 15, 2016 07:04 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

mhedin

Date

May 9, 2001

Photos / Sounds

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What

Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

venomdoc

Date

October 2, 2016 01:42 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

crotalusfreak

Date

September 19, 2016 09:41 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

crotalusfreak

Date

May 13, 2016 11:57 AM PDT

Description

Found by myself and a good personal friend while out on a night cruise to photograph

Photos / Sounds

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

crotalusfreak

Date

July 8, 2016 10:56 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

borisdelahaie

Date

September 10, 2016 04:07 AM CEST

Description

Anza-Borrego SP - California

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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.
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