Aruba Island Rattlesnake

Heat-sensing pits on the side of its face help the rattlesnake locate prey by body heat.

Latin name: Crotalus unicolor Length: Up to 3 ft Habitat: Dry regions, rocky hillsides and desert Diet: Small mammals, birds and lizards Risk Status: Species at Risk (IUCN—Critically Endangered) Range: Aruba Island

Nearby

Reptile House