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Category: NRID Photo Title: GORG: Gorges State Park
File Name: DSC_0253.JPG [pid 18769]Original File Size: 4288 x 2848 pixels
Photographer: K. BischofDate photo taken: 2012-04-14
Group: REPTILE Order: SQUAMATAFamily: VIPERIDAE
SciName: Crotalus horridus ComName: Timber Rattlesnake
Timber+Rattlesnake (<I>Crotalus horridus</I>), Gorges State Park, North Carolina, United States
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Female

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Den numbering from 6 to 8 neonates.

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Female, in active den.

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Juvenile

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Juvenile

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Juvenile

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Photo shot by Seasonal M. Galloway.

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Lateral body view. This animal was found dead on the road. It is extremely important to note that even a dead venomous snake can still be dangerous. The snake was removed from the road and pictures were taken for educational purposes.

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GORG
Button Rattle. This animal was found dead on the road. It is extremely important to note that even a dead venomous snake can still be dangerous. The snake was removed from the road and pictures were taken for educational purposes.

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GORG
The two rows of upper teeth can be seen in this picture. Flanking them are the sheathed fangs which are folded back to the top of the mouth. In addition, the two openings that appear to be nostrils are the heat sensing pits that give pitvipers their name. This animal was found dead on the road. It is extremely important to note that even a dead venomous snake can still be dangerous. The snake was removed from the road and pictures were taken for educational purposes.

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