Baja California rattlesnake
|Baja California Rattlesnake|
Description[change | edit source]
Male Baja California Rattlesnakes are larger than females with some which can grow up to the length of 89.8 centimetres (35.4 inches). The head is small and narrow while the eyes are very big. They are usually light brown or dark brown in color, but some are also gray. They have blotches which are black or light brown with dark edges.
Where it lives[change | edit source]
The Baja California Rattlesnake is found in deserts and pine-oak forests of northwestern Mexico. They are also found on islands of the Gulf of California like San Marcos, Carmen, San José, San Francisco, Partida del Sur, Espírita Santo and Cerralvo.
Feeding[change | edit source]
Reproduction[change | edit source]
Baja California Rattlesnakes mate in the spring and give birth to their young in summer or early fall. They give birth to 2-7 young at a time, and the young are around 20.6 to 22.2 centimetres (8.1 to 8.7 inches) long.