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Neotropical Rattlesnakes, Neotropical Rattlesnake Pictures, Facts, and Information

Neotropical rattlesnake


Neotropical rattlesnake

Neotropical rattlesnake
Pictures of neotropical rattlesnakes, family Viperidae (the viper family). Scientific name Crotalus durissus. Their size is 1.8 meters at most, a little over 5 feet. They're terrestrial and nocturnal, and feed on small mammals.

They have up to 39 offspring and they're relatively common in dry forests in Guanacaste and Puntarenas (Costa Rica).