US States That Don t Have Rattlesnakes

Among the most widespread and dangerous rattlesnake species in the US, distinguished by its diamond-shaped dorsal pattern and large size. Found in various habitats,

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Exhibiting a wide range of colors, from orange to black, the pygmy rattlesnake inhabits diverse ecosystems such as pine woods, swamps, and grasslands. Its small size and cryptic nature make it challenging to spot,

Pygmy Rattlesnake

Thriving in mountainous regions at higher elevations, the banded rock rattlesnake exhibits a preference for rocky habitats. Its smaller size, cryptic coloration, and elusive nature make it a rare sight.

Banded Rock Rattlesnake

Adapted to desert environments, the sidewinder rattlesnake employs sidewinding locomotion to traverse sandy terrain efficiently. Its horn-like supraocular scales and dorsal ridge aid.

Sidewinder Rattlesnake

Recognizable by its dark diamond-shaped pattern and potent venom, the Mojave rattlesnake inhabits arid desert regions. Its aggressive nature and lethal bite pose a significant threat to human.,

Mojave Rattlesnake

Found primarily in grasslands and prairies, the prairie rattlesnake preys on small mammals and relies on camouflage for protection. Its venomous bite, characterized by neurotoxins.

Prairie Rattlesnake

Endemic to southeastern New Mexico, this species features unique upturned scales on its nose and specializes in ambushing prey. Its ability to blend into its surroundings 

Ridge-Nosed New-Mexico Rattlesnake

Facing threats of extinction due to habitat loss and climate change, the eastern massasauga rattlesnake occupies shallow marshes and wetlands. Its small size, cryptic coloration.

Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake