Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

Rattle No More? The eastern diamondback rattlesnake is disappearing from many areas because of habitat loss, road mortality, and hunting.

Latin name: Crotalus adamanteus Where: Otto M. Budig Manatee Springs Length: Up to 8 ft Weight: Up to 20 lbs Venomous: Venomous Habitat: Woodland, field, wetland, and scrubland Diet: Rabbits, squirrels and other rodents, and birds Range: Southeastern United States

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