Baby Diamondback Rattlesnake Sunning

baby eastern diamondback rattlesnake, Crotalus adamanteus
As I was leaving a site, I came across this beautiful little snake sunning himself on the white sand road. He didn't seem to mind me taking photos. Most rattlesnakes have calm dispositions and will go out of their way to avoid you when you are in the woods. They are also really excellent at rodent control.

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