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  • Unknown
    • Tortuga Island Rattlesnake
  • Scientific Names
    • Crotalus atrox
    • ? crotalus confluentus
    • Crotalus confluentus
    • Crotalus tortugensis
    • Hoserea atrox
    • Hoserea tortugensis
  • English
    • Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
    • Tortuga Island Rattlesnake
    • Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake
  • German
    • Texas-Klapperschlange
    • Westliche Diamantklapperschlange
  • Seri
    • cocázni
  • Spanish
    • víbora de cascabel de diamantes de occidente
    • Cascabel de diamantes

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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skystevens

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July 18, 2016 11:05 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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hfabian

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July 16, 2016

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flatlander40

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July 24, 2016 09:26 AM CDT

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rafas_lara

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July 16, 2009 06:24 PM HST

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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philipwoodscc

Date

July 23, 2016 03:35 PM COT

Description

Saturday morning walk at the preserve caused this rattle snake to sound off with its rattle as we Walked by. took a few moments to find it. very loud and somewhat High pitched almost mistook it for a cicada.

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allen7

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May 21, 2016 05:07 PM CDT

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rafas_lara

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July 20, 2009 05:35 PM HST

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rafas_lara

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July 6, 2009 05:52 PM HST

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rafas_lara

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July 6, 2009 10:05 AM HST

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guevara-medina

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April 28, 2008 05:20 PM MDT

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guevara-medina

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April 30, 2008 03:39 PM MDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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bryanto

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April 1, 2011 11:22 AM MDT
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

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Conservation Summary

  • Mexico
    Sujeta a protección especial (Pr) (Source: Norma Oficial 059)
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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