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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Green In The Desert

This is a Mojave Green Rattlesnake, in the mid-elevation edge of the Eureka Valley. Mojave Green's are known to be slightly more aggressive than many of the other local rattlesnake species, and will begin to rattle from a greater distance.

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Date Taken: 04.2018
Date Uploaded: 06.2018
Photo Location: California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D300
Copyright: © Katy Laveck Foster