Hear the Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

The western diamondback rattlesnake is found throughout the Sonoran Desert.  They can grow up to 7 feet long and weigh as much as 25 pounds.  They primarily eat small rodents. They are venomous and their bites require immediate treatment.

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Facts

  • Scientific Name: Crotalus atrox
  • Size: 3-7 feet
  • Diet: Small mammals and human ankles