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Coronado Island Rattlesnake

Coronado island rattlesnake is a venomous subspecies of snake found only in South Coronado Island, off the northwest coast of Baja California, Mexico.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Viperidae
    Subfamily Crotalinae
    Genus Crotalus
    Species Crotalus oreganus
    Scientific Name Crotalus oreganus caliginis

    Length Up to 68.3 cm
    Color Various shades of brown
    Distribution South Coronado Island, Mexico
    Venom Fact Venomous
    Mode of Reproduction Viviparous (giving birth to live young)
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on December 26th 2016 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 13th June 2019.

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