Crotalus scutulatus

(redirected from Mojave green)
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Related to Mojave green: Mojave rattler
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Noun1.Crotalus scutulatus - extremely dangerousCrotalus scutulatus - extremely dangerous; most common in areas of scattered scrubby growth; from Mojave Desert to western Texas and into Mexico
rattler, rattlesnake - pit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken
Crotalus, genus Crotalus - large rattlesnakes; seldom bite unless startled or pursuing prey
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Officials are warning hikers to beware of poisonous rattlesnakes, like the Southern Pacific and Mojave Green, when venturing into the High Desert.
2) Rodents foraging on new vegetation are targets for rattlers, such as this Mojave green rattlesnake.
The snake - identified as a local variety known as a Mojave green, which is said to have particularly toxic venom - has been sent to a Los Angeles Museum of Natural History researcher studying venoms.