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Category: NRID Photo Title: Canebrake RattlesnakeSARU: Sandy Run Savannas State Natural Area
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Photographer: Ed WilkersonDate photo taken: 2015-04-27
Group: REPTILE Order: SQUAMATAFamily: VIPERIDAE
SciName: Crotalus horridus ComName: Timber Rattlesnake
Comment: SARU; adjacent to active prescribed burn; healthy specimen; approx. 46".
Timber+Rattlesnake (<I>Crotalus horridus</I>), Sandy Run Savannas State Natural Area, North Carolina, United States
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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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Marks on the pavement indicate that this animal was targeted as the initial vehicle that hit it, moved in to the opposing lane to strike the animal. Rattle was also removed.

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Dorsal closeup of a DOR animal.

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DOR - Female - 26"

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Phone pic.

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Obs. near VC. 24+ subcaudal count. Male. Light morph.

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