Tiger Rattlesnakes

So after two days with no snake sightings, we came to the office this morning to find two tiger rattlesnakes (Crotalus tigris) outside the front door.

The first one we found was under a barrel cactus and after a quick inspection it was not only clear that he had been found before (he has a painted code on his rattle) but also that he had just finished mating. That meant that the female might still be close by. Sure enough there she was half under a rock about three metres away. What an amazing place to have an office!!

I hope you all enjoy the little video below of the male.

– Cheers Rowland

Published : 22nd September 2014

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