Western Diomandback Rattlesnake Yo!
They are EVERYWHERE
Western Diomand back rattle snake!
-They are pit vipers!
-they are generalist, not very picky about its habitat
-lives in regions such as southwestern United States (Arizona, California, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas)and northern half of Mexico.
-diet Mice, rats, rabbits, gophers, ground dwelling birds, lizards and other small animals make up the diet of this snake.
-These snakes can live approximately 15-20 years in captivity
-This snake ranges in size from 3 to 5 feet long with a few reaching 7 feet long
-Most deaths occur between 6 and 48 hours after the bite. If antivenom treatment is given within 2 hours of the bite, however, the probability of recovery is greater than 99%.