Scientific Name:  Crotalus horridus

Found In: A wide distribution across the eastern United States as far north as New York and as far south as northern Florida.

Size: Adults average 2.5 – 5 feet long

Diet: Carnivore. Diet consists of rodents, lizards, birds, and other small mammals.

Threat Level: Least Concern.

Facts: The timber rattlesnake is a skilled climber and has been discovered in trees at more than 80 feet high.