Tipton Road between I-10 and SR-111, Riverside County, CA; 24 August 1991
A newborn sidewinder found road cruising.
Found by myself and a good personal friend while out on a night cruise to photograph
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.