Identifying Rattlesnakes

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Rattlers remain awesome despite frequentcution from humans. However, knowing their ranges and intergrade zones makes it easy to identify them..

Crotalus horridus atricaudatus. A subspecies of the Timber Rattlesnake, this close cousin occurs in lowland areas such as swamps, canekes, and riverine thickets rather than the higher elevations of the Timber..All rattlesnakes in California are venomous and potentially dangerous. Poisonous A bite by any rattlesnake can be very dangerous without immediate medical treatment..Introduction Rattlesnakes are distinctly American serpents. They all have a jointed rattle at the tip of the, except for one rare species on an island off the Mexican coast..The Northern Pacific Rattlesnake Crotalus oregoreg. is the only rattlesnake found in British Columbia and one of only three remaining rattlesnake species in all of Canada.The rattlesnake is a member of the pit viper family and although it is venomous, it is generally shy and non-aggressive..

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