Rattlesnake

Rattlesnake
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Reptile
Genus
  Rattlesnake

 
Status
  Least Concern
Added by
  JindoJeff - cheetah
Date Updated
  Sat May 16 20:18:37 2015
Image Credit
  Crotalus_cerastes_mesquite_springs_CA.JPG
Image Comment
  Rattlesnake at Mesquite Springs, CA.
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Sorter Stats: Hits 29   At Bats 70   Average 0.414 Habitats: desert

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Rattlesnake Facts & Trivia for kids

  • Rattlesnakes are a subfamily of Vipers.
  • There are 32 known species of Rattlesnakes.
  • Rattlesnakes have poor eyesight.
  • A Rattlesnakes rattle adds a segment each time the snake sheds its' skin.
  • A Rattlesnake's bite is poisonous.
  • Rattlesnakes do not constrict their prey.
  • Rattlesnakes sense heat with organs on their heads called "pits."
  • An organ called the Jacobson's organ helps the Rattlesnake pick up scent in the air - through its flicking tongue.

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