Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

Crotalus adamanteus

It is often found near gopher tortoise burrows where it shelters during extreme summer heat and winter cold. All rattlesnakes, including this species, are ovoviviparous or “live-bearing” with young born in a thin, membrane-like sac. They can give birth to up to 21 young at a time.


Found At


Least Concern

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