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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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Juvenile. Dorsal view.

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Juvenile.

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Juvenile. Lateral View.

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Juvenile. Dorsal View.

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View of the proximity of the snake to the VC. Also, a group of park visitors who got a short educational presentation before the snake was moved off over the hill.

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Showing signs of a shed, most probably within a few days.

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Copperhead present as well.

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Subcaudal scale counts can be used to sex timber rattlesnakes. Up to 21 scales is a female, over 21 scales is a male. This individual has 23.

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Seen Crossing Chestnut Mountain Rd.

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Seen Crossing Chestnut Mountain Rd.
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