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Where do western diamondback rattlesnakes live?

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The western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) lives in the deserts and semi-deserts of the western United States.

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The western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) lives in the deserts in the western United States.

The habitat of the rattlesnake is restricted to the western hemisphere - the Americas.

Eastern diamondback rattlesnakes do not live in the desert. Western diamondbacks do.

They do not live underground but will seek shelter there from intense heat or cold.

Western diamondbacks are found only in North America, in the United States and Mexico.

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake.The western diamondback rattlesnake.The Western Diamondback Rattlesnake. The genus Crotalus refers to rattlesnakes, and the genus Sistrurus to pygmy rattlesnakes, differentiated by size and 9 large scales on the top of their head.The Western Diamondback Rattlesnake. The genus Crotalus refers to rattlesnakes, and the genus Sistrurus to pygmy rattlesnakes, differentiated by size and 9 large scales on the top of their head.

Rattlesnakes use their fangs and venom as a defense.

There are two species of diamondback rattlesnake - the eastern diamondback and the western diamondback. The image above is of the eastern.

No, diamondback rattlesnakes prefer the warmer deserts of the southwest and do not live in Montana.

Western diamondbacks are found in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico.

Both the eastern and western diamondback rattlesnakes are known to live in excess of 20 years if they survive the first few months after birth when they are especially vulnerable to predation.

Rattlesnakes consume mice, rats, small birds and other small animals.

hawks, bald eagles, roadrunners, and wild turkeys

Rattlesnakes have lungs and gas exchange occurs there.

No, rattlesnakes do not migrate.

As for individual snakes, too many to say. But there are several species that live in the American deserts, including the western diamondback, Mojave, speckled, sidewinder, red diamond rattlesnakes.

The eastern diamondback is a snake of coastal plain forests, from North Carolina to Louisiana.

Both te eastern and western diamondbacks are from the crotalus genus:Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake - Crotalus adamanteusWestern Diamondback Rattlesnake - Crotalus atrox

No, rattlesnakes are solitary animals except during the winter when they may share a den with a number of other snakes.

Eastern diamondback rattlesnakes, pygmy rattlesnakes, timber rattlesnakes and tropical rattlesnakes live in more humid and damp areas.

Western diamondback rattlesnakes are found in the southwestern United States and Mexico. Eastern Diamondbacks are native to the southeastern United States.

Diamondback rattlesnakes are very venomous.

Cold blooded - just like all reptiles.


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