7 North American Rattlesnakes

Largest venomous snake in North America, identified by diamond patterns and a rattling tail.


Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

It is a subspecies of Eastern Diamondback that prefers wooded habitats and canebrakes.


Timber/Canebrake Rattlesnakes

It is usually found in the southwestern U.S and is well known for potent venom, a light stripe, and diamond patterns.


Mojave Rattlesnake

Common in the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, it is recognizable by diamond patterns and a rattling tail.


Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

It is a muted color Rattlesnake that makes home in pinewoods, hardwoods, and even near marshes and river bottoms.


Pygmy Rattlesnakes

It is characterized by bands of color and a distinctive rattle.


Banded Rock Rattlesnake

Native to the southwestern U.S., it is recognized by paired spots along its back. Human encounters with their venom are rare, with no known fatalities on the record.


Twin-Spotted Rattlesnake

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