Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
North American Wildlife
Western Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox).
The western diamondback rattlesnake, also known as "coon tail rattler", is capable of delivering a fatal bite. It is active late in the day and at night in the hot summer months. It is found in arid and semiarid areas and has a life span of nearly 26 years.
Photographers - Alan & Sandy Carey