Snakes of Socorro
There are at least 23 species of snakes that live in the Socorro region.
Of these only five belong to the rattlesnakes, members
of the Family Viperidae. All New World vipers, including rattlesnakes
belong to the sub-family Crotalinae, the pit vipers. Rattlesnakes, members
of the genera, Crotalus have a series of horny segments on their
tail, loosely connected to form a rattle.
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