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Category: NRID Photo Title: DISW: Dismal Swamp State Park
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Photographer: A. Page, C. AguleDate photo taken: 2022-06-04
Group: REPTILE Order: SQUAMATAFamily: VIPERIDAE
SciName: Crotalus horridus ComName: Timber Rattlesnake
Comment: Photo provided by park visitors Allison Page and Craig Agule.
Timber+Rattlesnake (<I>Crotalus horridus</I>), Dismal Swamp 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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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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