Adult; DOR; sandy Live oak-yaupon-red bay assoc.
Found a few feet off the trail between twin falls and sculpture falls, hanging out between some rocks. Also in shed, very young, and with a large food bolus. Apparently an unusual sighting!
Very small rattlesnake found in the crosswalk in front of TPWD Headquarters and released nearby.
45 degrees and raining.
Found on brumation on 1/9/15.
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.