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    • Sidewinder
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    • Crotalus cerastes
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Recent observations

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What

Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 10, 2016 06:27 AM ADT

Description

Didn't see a single snake on our 10 day trip. These tracks are the best I did! Looked like the sidewinder tracks shown in the visitor's center.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

June 9, 2016 10:46 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

June 9, 2016 09:28 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

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Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

June 5, 2016 08:23 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

June 5, 2016 09:04 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

randem

Date

June 5, 2016 09:43 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

9:45 PM. 82F

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

steviekgold

Date

June 4, 2016 10:28 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

steviekgold

Date

June 3, 2016 11:28 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

jesse19

Date

May 26, 2016 10:27 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 24, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

May 18, 2016 09:20 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

gregwatson

Date

May 16, 2016 07:42 PM PDT

Description

These two sidewinders were not mating, and appeared merely to be lying in a pile. The much larger sidewinder appeared to be gravid.

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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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