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Saúl Banda García Granados
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Common name

Campbell's Rattlesnake

Scientific name

Crotalus campbelli

Conservation Status

Federal and State Protections

Countries of Occurrence


States or Providence 


Adult size

Species Description

The Campbell's rattlesnake can be found in the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, localled called the Sierra Nevada, in open rocky areas nearby montane forests at middle to high elevations. It likely feeds on small mammals and lizards.

Fun fact: The Campbell's rattlesnake was only recently described in 2014 from museum specimens, so we know little about its unique ecology and biology which differs it from similar nearby rattlesnake species.

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