Name
Desert Massasauga
Scientific Name
Category
D
Taxon
Reptiles
Desert Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus) is a small (0.53 m total length) rattlesnake that is distributed across the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico. They are typically found in desert grassland habitat. They are predominantly nocturnal, especially during the hot summer months.


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