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  • Spanish
    • víbora de cascabel cornuda
    • víbora de cascabel cornuda del noroeste
  • Seri
    • ctaamjij
  • German
    • Gehörnte Klapperschlange
    • Seitenwinder
  • English
    • Sidewinder
  • Scientific Names
    • Crotalus cerastes

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What

Colorado desert sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

finatic

Date

April 19, 2014 10:37 PM PDT

Description

Imperial County, California, US

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What

Colorado desert sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

finatic

Date

April 19, 2014 08:35 PM PDT

Description

Imperial County, California, US

Video of this snake is can be found on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbTRebUqAtI

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What

Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

April 20, 2014 09:36 PM MDT

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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danjleavitt

Date

April 20, 2014 09:28 PM MDT

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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danjleavitt

Date

April 20, 2014 09:22 PM MDT

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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danjleavitt

Date

April 20, 2014 08:45 PM MDT

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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danjleavitt

Date

April 20, 2014 08:26 PM MDT

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Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

jaykeller

Date

April 19, 2014 08:42 PM PDT

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What

Colorado desert sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

chrispherp

Date

April 13, 2014 10:48 PM PDT

Description

Finally found a live snake, a fiesty little sidewinder that was hard to get off the road.

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What

Colorado desert sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

chrispherp

Date

April 13, 2014 08:17 PM PDT

Description

Took the kids skating in Julian then headed down into the desert for road cruising. Only saw a few DOR geckos on road until we got into Borrego Springs then we found this DOR sidewinder. Temp was around mid 70's.

Photos / Sounds

What

Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

tiwane

Date

April 15, 2014 05:54 PM PDT

Description

Found a bunch of sidewinder tracks (along with many other animal tracks) and nearby was this little one at the front of its burrow. Made my day for sure.

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What

Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

chiriria

Date

September 15, 2009
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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.