Western Diomandback Rattlesnake Yo!

They are EVERYWHERE

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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%.[68]


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