Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Crotalus atrox

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The western diamondback rattlesnake or Texas diamond-back (Crotalus atrox) is a venomous rattlesnake species found in the southwestern United States and Mexico. It is likely responsible for the majority of snakebite fatalities in northern Mexico and the greatest number of snakebites in the U.S. No subspecies is currently recognized.

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  1. (c) Gerson Herrera, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/3113494
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crotalus_atrox

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