Timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus)
- The timber rattlesnake is the third largest venomous snake in the United States, and can grow to around one metre in length.
- Timber rattlesnakes feed on a variety of small mammals, birds, frogs and reptiles.
- The timber rattlesnake is ovoviviparous, which means that instead of laying eggs, the female retains them inside her body where they later hatch.
The timber rattlesnake is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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IUCN Red List (October, 2009)