Crotalus cerastes

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Noun1.Crotalus cerastes - small pale-colored desert rattlesnake of southwestern United StatesCrotalus cerastes - small pale-colored desert rattlesnake of southwestern United States; body moves in an s-shaped curve
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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Just inches away, a deadly sidewinder rattlesnake is lying in wait, looking for its next meal.
A sidewinder rattlesnake keeps most of its body from touching hot sand by curving and slithering sideways across the desert.
The sidewinder rattlesnake of the American Southwest moves the same way.