speckled rattlesnake

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Noun1.speckled rattlesnake - markings vary but usually harmonize with background; of southwestern Arizona and Baja California
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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After showing a speckled rattlesnake, Ritchey took the long hook he fashioned using a golf club grip and placed the snake on the carpet.
Reproduction in the speckled rattlesnake, Crotalus mitchellii (Serpentes: Viperidae).
The speckled rattlesnake, Crotalus mitchellii (Cope, 1861) occurs from southern Nevada to the tip of Baja California and southern California to northwest and west central Arizona from sea level to around 2440 m (Stebbins 1985).