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Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

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The Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake is one of the largest, and and most venomous snakes on the planet.
 
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Description

Latin Name: Crotalus adamanteus Conservation Status: Unknown
Distribution: Southeastern United States Average Size: 3.5 feet
Maximum Size: 8 feet  

 

The Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake is normally a medium shade of brown. They have very distinctive diamond shapes running down their length, outlined with yellow. Their venom itself is not as venomous as other snakes, but they inject a large quantity of it, which makes it more deadly.
 

         
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