Timber Rattlesnake

Crotalus horridus

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36" - 54"

The only venomous snake found in the Pine Barrens. Feeds exclusively on warmblooded prey including shrews, moles, other rodents, rabbits and birds. Prefers second-growth timberlands where rodents are common. Becoming scarce in the Pine Barrens.

Status: State: Endangered

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