19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Scales of a Northern Pacific Rattlesnake
These scales belong to a dying Northern Pacific Rattlesnake - Crotalus oreganus - that was found on a road in Eastern Washington. It had been hit by a car, and was so beautiful that I wanted to capture how gorgeous its scales were.
|Photo Location:||ellensburg, Washington, United States of America|
|Copyright:||© christopher cousins|