Adult inadvertently killed in grass cutting operations. Image by Ryan Heinman.
Killed by contractors removing a old ranch dump.
Near the hummingbird feeders in the shady undergrowth.
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.