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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Tiger of the Sonoran Desert

Adult Tiger Rattlesnake (Crotalus tigris) found during a night hike on the outskirts of Hermosillo, capital city of the state of Sonora, northwestern Mexico. This particular pit viper is endemic to the Sonoran Desert. Our photography work is helping to introduce and educate about wildlife to the general population, avoiding actions like killing or harming the desert fauna.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Hermosillo, Mexico
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Copyright: © Rodolfo Vega Littlewood