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Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake | by Nick Scobel
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Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake

Sistrurus catenatus

 

One of eleven individuals observed on a warm October afternoon in southeast Michigan. More than 80 snakes were observed on this particular afternoon of varying species. The Eastern Massasauga was recently listed as a Threatened species by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, getting help it will need in the future to persist across its range.

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Taken on October 7, 2016