PRAIRIE RATTLESNAKE


Scientific name: Crotalus viridis viridis

Distribution

In the United States, the Prairie Rattlesnake is widespread. It is found in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.
Map of US states the Prairie Rattlesnake is found in.
Map does not show area of true distribution, only the states in which there is a population.
Actual distribution in any highlighted state may be limited.

Prairie Rattlesnake
Photo used by permission:
© 2002 Steve Metz

Prairie Rattlesnake
Photo used by permission:
© Steve Russ
Snake Wranglers

Prairie Rattlesnake
Photo used by permission:
© Steve Russ
Snake Wranglers

Prairie Rattlesnake
Photo used by permission:
© Steve Russ
Snake Wranglers

Prairie Rattlesnake
Photo used by permission:
© Steve Russ
Snake Wranglers

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