DOR juvenile female (29" TL) on Hwy 90. GTS 1294. UTA-R 60267.
Ruler is 6" long.
First "SnakeDays in Sanderson" weekend.
Was found feeding on a kangaroo rat
Crotalus atrox, the western diamondback rattlesnake, is a venomous rattlesnake species found in the United States and Mexico. It is likely responsible for the majority of snakebite fatalities in northern Mexico and the second-greatest number in the USA after C. adamanteus. No subspecies is currently recognized.