Field notes and photography by Bryan D. Hughes

Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake

As a followup to the timber rattlesnake, here’s Pennsylvania’s other rattlesnake: the massasauga. They’re little, primitive, and really pretty. We were fortunate to have been able to find and photograph 2 during that day in the swampy areas in the West of the state. This is one of those species where every one I’ve seen, I kind of say to myself “well, this is the last one of THESE I will surely ever see, so take a few more shots.” We’ll see about that …

Eastern Massasauga

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One Response to “Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake”

  1. Alberto Vaona says:

    Very well done photos

    One of th most widespread an dangerous snakes of Est part of USA

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