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slygecko
04-28-2007, 04:22 PM
A friend of mine is Harry Greene's snakekeeper, and he let me snap a few photos while returning some (nonvenomous) snakes after an education program. Enjoy.

Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus)
http://inlinethumb42.webshots.com/3561/2021778160073980806S600x600Q85.jpg (http://pets.webshots.com/photo/2021778160073980806kvLbFo)
http://inlinethumb51.webshots.com/5042/2698663790073980806S600x600Q85.jpg (http://pets.webshots.com/photo/2698663790073980806XFiTui)
http://inlinethumb18.webshots.com/3025/2953316500073980806S600x600Q85.jpg (http://pets.webshots.com/photo/2953316500073980806IIkgJu)
http://inlinethumb37.webshots.com/3236/2945643340073980806S600x600Q85.jpg (http://pets.webshots.com/photo/2945643340073980806efItWk)

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox)
http://inlinethumb17.webshots.com/4624/2508866450073980806S600x600Q85.jpg (http://pets.webshots.com/photo/2508866450073980806YYErXw)
http://inlinethumb43.webshots.com/2730/2027257990073980806S600x600Q85.jpg (http://pets.webshots.com/photo/2027257990073980806BUccIH)

Rock Rattlesnake (Crotalus lepidus)
http://inlinethumb56.webshots.com/4471/2154368020073980806S600x600Q85.jpg (http://pets.webshots.com/photo/2154368020073980806MBHCTv)

My personal favorite species, Twin-spotted Rattlesnake (Crotalus pricei)
http://inlinethumb34.webshots.com/5089/2749780200073980806S600x600Q85.jpg (http://pets.webshots.com/photo/2749780200073980806rDCCKN)
http://inlinethumb17.webshots.com/5840/2462501830073980806S600x600Q85.jpg (http://pets.webshots.com/photo/2462501830073980806tdBnav)
http://inlinethumb51.webshots.com/2610/2144427550073980806S600x600Q85.jpg (http://pets.webshots.com/photo/2144427550073980806fplnDF)

Broad-banded Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus)
Harry has many copperheads of multiple subspecies (even one A. contortrix and C. horridus hybrid) but unfortunately they are mostly in plastic racks and unphotographable.
http://inlinethumb35.webshots.com/4450/2322850690073980806S600x600Q85.jpg (http://pets.webshots.com/photo/2322850690073980806lkeiKA)

A Pituophis giving a crazy defensive hiss (video will be added later)
http://inlinethumb36.webshots.com/5347/2059080450073980806S600x600Q85.jpg (http://pets.webshots.com/photo/2059080450073980806ksTcKW)

Cheers,
Nick

slygecko
04-28-2007, 04:40 PM
Here's the Pituophis video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSJ6UzVncyQ

Sgvreptilesss
04-28-2007, 04:58 PM
Pituophis are my favorite snake species.

DDReptiles
04-28-2007, 08:31 PM
Love the Crotalus lepidus :D

Got any pics of his entire room, like setup??

Really nice snake collection!!!

slygecko
04-28-2007, 08:42 PM
Pituophis are my favorite snake species.

Check out this beauty:

http://photos-306.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v12/240/34/405770/n405770_30558306_8803.jpg

It's a friends (thats the best pic I could find), she has three :)

I don't have room pics, actually. I forgot to take them. Maybe next time.

Cheers,
Nick

Reptile4life
04-29-2007, 01:30 AM
Very nice snake collection your friend has!!! I love the Crotalus horridus.

slygecko
04-29-2007, 12:41 PM
I made an ID mistake. This one was actually a Western Massassauga (Sistrurus catenatus):

http://inlinethumb51.webshots.com/2610/2144427550073980806S600x600Q85.jpg (http://pets.webshots.com/photo/2144427550073980806fplnDF)

Reptile4life
04-29-2007, 01:35 PM
Another great snake the Western Massassauga but I like Easterns better just because they are around where I live.

SCB
04-30-2007, 09:23 PM
Another great snake the Western Massassauga but I like Easterns better just because they are around where I live.


I must agree! Although, I would love to keep Pygmy Rattlers as well. However, I would never venture into that area with out sufficient housing (secured) and the proper training not to mention I know Easterns are protected in my state.

firecrested
05-29-2007, 02:11 AM
Nice collection. I would love to have more rattlesnakes if they wasnt illegal here](*,) The rocks are one of my favorites.