Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

Crotalus adamanteus

Diamondback Rattler

This snake is classified as a pit viper. It is located under the class reptilia and order squamata.

Where is it's habitat?

This snake is typacally located around southeastern United States

It's eating habit.

These snakes tend to feast on small animals such as mice, rats, rabbits, and sometimes small birds.

About it's venom.

This snake has strong venom at it's disposal for it to capture it's prey. The estimated human lethal dose is 100–150 mg. About 30% of these snake bites are fatal. If you see this snake, just leave it alone.