Southwestern Speckled Rattlesnake
Federal and State Protections
Countries of Occurrence
United States of America
States or Providence
California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah
This medium-sized rattlesnake averages about 2-3.5 ft in length. It inhabits southern California, Arizona, and the southern tips of Nevada and Utah. Further south into Baja California, there are three other subspecies of this rattlesnake that differ by their genetics.
Fun Fact: This species is highly variable in coloration from pink to blue to black-and-white. Their variable coloration helps them blend in well to their environment!