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Great Basin Rattlesnake
Crotalu viridis lutosus
A yellowish colored snake. Most adults will have a dark brown or dark gray blotch saddle  pattern which are widely separated.

The Great Basin Rattlesnake is a large sized snake. They can reach lengths of 3 feet and occasionally reach a length of 4.5 feet.

Great Basin's are a generalist feeder. Neonates will prey on lizards and small rodents. As adults they will prey upon rabbits, hares, squirrels, small prairie dogs, quail, dove, thrashers, frogs and toads.


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