Eastern Diamondback Rattler in Repose

The coloration of the Eastern Diamondback Rattler, Crotalus adamanteus, allows it to blend into its habitat. I was measuring the tree about a yard from this fellow, when my friend pointed out to me that looking where I placed my feet would be good. Trudie Bell Website http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com License this image http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Snakes/G0000HXNb_MwT8nY/I0000RLwD8DlX53U Contact tdbell9520@comcast.net