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Grand Canyon Rattlesnake
Crotalus viridis abyssus
A reddish,vermillion, salmon or pink colored snake. Most adults will have a lightly colored blotch saddle  pattern which are very uniform.

The Grand Canyon Rattlesnake is a medium sized snake. They can reach lengths of 2-3 feet and occasionally reach a length of 3.5 feet.

Grand Canyon's are a generalist feeder. Neonates will prey on lizards and small rodents. As adults they will prey upon small rabbits,  squirrels, quail, dove, thrashers, frogs and toads.


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