NNTRC Snakes

Scientific Name

Crotalus enyo

Common Name 

Baja Rattlesnake

Snake

Physical Characteristics

This species grows between 20-30 inches, the maximum reported length  reported was 35.4 inches. The head is remarkably small and narrow, with large eyes.

Geographic Range (Mexico)

Baja California Peninsula in Mexico

 


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Habitat:

Desert and dry-arid climates.

Diet:

Its diet consists small mammals and insects.

Venom:

Hemorrhagic Venom

Remarks:

When approached, will rattle and assume the strike position.

This page was last updated on: February 12, 2016